Cosmere Conversations

a deep dive into Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere universe

About the show

Two lovers of the Cosmere explore the universe created by Brandon Sanderson with biweekly episodes discussing the intricacies of this literary masterpiece. Episodes begin with background information on the Cosmere itself and develop to be more specific regarding each world/novel. We discuss the crossovers, magic systems, and characters in great detail. For fans of Sanderson, literature, epic stories, magic, and sexy podcast hosts. #AllSpoilers

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Episodes

  • Episode 88: Sixth of the Dusk Sequel

    October 5th, 2021  |  1 hr 21 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, first of the sun, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, ones above, roshar, scadrial, sixth of the dusk, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler read and discuss the entirety of the Sixth of the Dusk sequel chapter that Brandon released at the Rhythm of War launch party in 2020. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 87: Words of Brandon Vol. 5

    August 31st, 2021  |  53 mins 14 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, words of brandon

    Brooke and Tyler discuss several of the revelations from JordanCon 2021 where Brandon answered multiple fan questions directly about Rhythm of War. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 86: RoW Ars Arcanum

    August 17th, 2021  |  51 mins
    ars arcanum, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, khriss, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler discuss the secrets hidden within Rhythm of War's Ars Arcanum. Soulcasters, stoneshapers, and mysteries galore. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 85: Worldhoppers in RoW

    August 3rd, 2021  |  1 hr 1 min
    aviar, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, hoid, metallic arts, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, worldhoppers

    Brooke and Tyler catalog each of the major Worldhoppers who appear in Rhythm of War and their role in the greater Cosmere. The presence of even one Worldhopper used to be the highlight of a Cosmere-aware reader's day but RoW takes the easter eggs to a new level that is likely to continue as the story unfolds. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 84: All Hail, Jasnah Kholin

    July 20th, 2021  |  1 hr 15 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, jasnah kholin, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, queen jasnah, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler bow down before the great Jasnah Kholin and discuss her backstory, relationships, the challenges and traumas she has overcome, and her role in the political center of Roshar with a dash of Cosmere-wide speculations. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 83: Emulsifiers

    July 6th, 2021  |  46 mins 31 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, emulsifiers, fantasy, harmony, mistborn, navanni, novels, oathbringer, raboniel, rhythm of war, roshar, sazed, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke & Tyler discuss all the different types of emulsifiers on Roshar and throughout the Cosmere. The Middle Path is a recurring theme that is continually presented as an alternative to the traditional good/bad storytelling and emulsifiers are the key to complete understanding. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 82: Exploring Shallan & DID

    June 22nd, 2021  |  43 mins 8 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, did, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, shallan, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler invite special guest star Kailee of the Ivory System to discuss Shallan, the Cosmere, and real-world Dissociative Identity Disorder. Kailee has been diagnosed with DID and has a Masters degree focused on trauma-informed education. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 81: The Timeline of Shallan Davar

    June 8th, 2021  |  1 hr 26 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler go step by step through the life of Shallan in an attempt to organize her messy and chaotic story. We answer when does she bond a spren, what are the differences in her blades, does she have plate, and everything all the way through the events of RoW. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 80: Mayalaran & The Recreance

    May 25th, 2021  |  1 hr 1 min
    adolin, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, maya, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, recreance, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler look at the relationship between Mayalaran and Adolin and the ever-evolving nature of what it means to bond with a spren. Maya's revelation at the trial completely recontextualizes the past on Roshar and may be one of the biggest factors in convincing spren to join the war against Odium. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 79: Kaladin, Syl, and the Nahel Bond

    May 11th, 2021  |  1 hr 30 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, kaladin, mistborn, nahel bond, novels, oathbringer, rhthym of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, surges, syl

    Brooke and Tyler discuss Kaladin's arc in Rhythm of War, the new information we learn about the Nahel Bond, and the ever-evolving relationship between Syl and Kaladin. We conclude with a debate about "Honor's Truest Surge" and how it could throw the entire system of Surgebinding through a loop. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 78: The Epilogue

    April 27th, 2021  |  41 mins 47 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, epilogue, fantasy, hoid, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, odium, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler theorize about the Rhythm of War epilogue and what the interaction between Odium and Hoid means for the greater Cosmere. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 77: Bondsmiths & The Deal

    April 13th, 2021  |  1 hr 14 mins
    bondsmiths, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, dalinar, fantasy, ishar, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, the deal

    Brooke and Tyler discuss the role of the Bondsmiths throughout Roshar, Dalinar's unique role, and whatever Ishar is getting up to at the end of RoW. Then, in precise detail, we cover each and every offer/counteroffer and final terms of The Deal. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 76: Taravangian, [REDACTED]

    March 30th, 2021  |  1 hr 10 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, odium, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, tarvangian

    Brooke and Tyler manically catalog every aspect of Taravangian's journey to become one of the Cosmere's most interesting individuals. The theories are wild and describing this without spoilers is hard. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 75: RoW Part 5 Epigraphs

    March 16th, 2021  |  44 mins 53 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, epigraphs, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler conclude their review of the Epigraphs from Rhythm of War and theorize about the implications of El's Musings. Hemalurgist, villain, savior? The possibilities are endless for this latest character and we explore them all. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 74: RoW Part 4 Epigraphs

    March 2nd, 2021  |  58 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, epigraphs, fantasy, kalak, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler theorize about the Part 4 Epigraphs from Rhythm of War, Kalak's Journal. The Herald of Willshapers certainly gives plenty of discussion fodder about the nature of cognitive shadows, the Oathpact, and how it all connects to the greater Cosmere. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 73: RoW Part 3 Epigraphs

    February 16th, 2021  |  47 mins 17 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, epigraphs, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler dissect the Epigraphs for Part 3 of Rhythm of War which come from the in-world book of the same name. Navanni and Raboniel's notebook that details their discoveries regarding Light will continue to have long-term impacts on the Cosmere. #AllSpoilers