Friday, March 24, 2023

UBS Podcast HotD 1×09 Review – Rhaenys Flew Over The Coup Coup Nest

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Julia, Kylie, and Caroline get out their #girlboss mugs and smash through smallfolk to celebrate the first penultimate season episode for House of the Dragons, ‘The Green Council’.

Listen below, subscribe/listen on iTunes (the newest episode is updated in the app, even if not on the site yet), subscribe to our RSS feed, search for “Unabashed Book Snobbery” in any podcast app, or download an MP3 of the episode here (go to ‘show all’).

The intro & outro saltarello is performed by Stary Olsa from their album “Liep​š​aje (The Best​)​”, which is available for purchase on Bandcamp.

Episode Breakdown

  • 0:00 – Intro & episode recap
  • 12:05 – Struck down in his prime!
  • 21:33 – A zany search sequence
  • 31:42 – The princess in the tower
  • 41:22 – Aegonball
  • 50:10 – Defining ‘closer to earth’
  • 55:15 – Feet info exchange
  • 1:06:25 – The plot carries Rhaenys this way!
  • 1:12:50 – Girlbossing the smallfolk to death
  • 1:38:30 – Highlights/lowlights & do we like this story?

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  • Kylie

    Kylie is a Managing Editor at The Fandomentals on a mission to slay all the tropes. She has a penchant for complex familial dynamics and is easily pleased when authors include in-depth business details.

  • Julia

    Julia is a Managing Editor at The Fandomentals with far too many hobbies and complex emotions. She may or may not be an actual Martell.

  • Caroline

    Caroline is a lawyer by day, geeky media fan and critic by night, afternoon, and lunch hour. Caroline enjoys long walks on quiet beaches so she can mentally over-analyze fictional characters and settings, and candlelit dinners that don't cause a glare on her TV screen.

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