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 106: News Updates & The Lost Metal Preview

    September 27th, 2022  |  52 mins 17 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, crossovers, elantris, fantasy, magic, mistborn, mistborn era 2, nalthis, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, sterris, stormlight archive, the lost metal, warbreaker, wax, wayne

    Brooke and Tyler are back! The summer break is over and it is time to discuss all the Cosmere news and look forward to November's release of Mistborn Era 2, Book 4 - The Lost Metal. We discuss several exciting news updates regarding Cosmere games, movie news, kickstarters, and then speculate about the many potential possibilities that await in The Lost Metal.

  • Episode 105: Secret Organizations on Roshar

    June 28th, 2022  |  1 hr 21 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, crossovers, elantris, fantasy, ghostbloods, hoid, investiture, kholin, magic, mistborn, nalthis, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, shards, skybreakers, sons of honor, stormlight archive, the diagram, the sleepless, warbreaker

    Brooke and Tyler explore the secret sects that currently exist and are operating to influence events on Roshar. From the Ghostbloods and Sons of Honor to the Sleepless and Seventeenth Shard- no secret society will escape our gaze. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 104: Gamebreakers - Lift & Renarin

    May 31st, 2022  |  1 hr 7 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, crossovers, elantris, fantasy, hoid, investiture, kholin, lift, magic, mistborn, nalthis, novels, oathbringer, renarin, roshar, scadrial, shards, stormlight archive, warbreaker

    Brooke and Tyler explore two of the known Cosmere gamebreakers - Lift & Renarin. Each character is special in ways that introduce fundamental contradictions to the existing magic systems. How will this uniqueness play out in the future and is it possible other gamebreakers could play into the far future of the Cosmere? #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 103: Combining Fabrial Systems

    May 17th, 2022  |  1 hr 25 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, crossovers, elantris, fabrial, fantasy, hoid, investiture, magic, mistborn, nalthis, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, shards, sixth of the dusk, stormlight archive, technology, warbreaker

    Brooke and Tyler continue their journey into the future of Cosmere crossovers. Fabrials may have been developed on Roshar but the method of combining machines and investiture certainly is primed for an industrial revolution. What happens as the technology of each Cosmere world begins to be shared between planets? #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 102: Combining Magic Systems

    May 3rd, 2022  |  57 mins 38 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, crossovers, elantris, fantasy, hoid, investiture, magic, mistborn, nalthis, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, shards, sixth of the dusk, stormlight archive, warbreaker

    Brooke and Tyler heed the call of the fans and talk compounding, Shard crossovers, and different magical combinations that may (or may not) exist in the Cosmere. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 101: Who is Shallan's Mom?

    April 19th, 2022  |  42 mins 55 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, heralds, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythmy of war, roshar, scadrial, shallan, shallan's mom, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler mine the mysterious mountain that makes up Shallan's past and try to answer one of the great Rosharian riddles. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 100: Create a Cosmere World

    April 5th, 2022  |  1 hr 27 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, invention, mistborn, nk jemisin, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, shardworld, stormlight archive, worldbuilding

    Brooke and Tyler create a whole new Cosmere World! Borrowing a worldbuilding outline from fantasy author N.K. Jemisin, we use a currently unknown Shardworld as the template for our own crazy creation. A 100th episode special! #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 99: Words of Brandon Vol. 6

    March 22nd, 2022  |  1 hr 16 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, issac stewart, mistborn, nalthis, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler discuss the major news in the Cosmere as of March 2022 with commentary on some of Brandon's most recent spoiler streams, fan questions, and announcements. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 98: The Five Scholars

    March 8th, 2022  |  1 hr 21 mins
    arsteel, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, denth, fantasy, mistborn, nalthis, novels, oathbringer, returned, roshar, scadrial, shashara, stormlight archive, the five scholars, vasher, yesteel

    Brooke and Tyler open their textbooks and take a deeper look at Five Scholars. Masters of Awakening, Creators of New Magics, Harbingers of War? Who are the Five Scholars and what is their legacy throughout the Cosmere? #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 97: Aethers

    February 22nd, 2022  |  55 mins 33 secs
    aether of night, aethers, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, ghostbloods, mistborn, mraize, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler have a not-quite Cosmere convo as they discuss the non-canon Aether of Night novel and the implications of incorporating Aether as a magic system in the broader Cosmere. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 96: Kingmaker & Fan Feedback

    January 25th, 2022  |  45 mins 29 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, first of the sun, kingmaker, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler discuss the rough draft for a First of the Sun story entitled "Kingmaker" that Brandon read during the Cytonic press tour. This non-canon story gives a glimpse at the far future of the Cosmere. Followed by some feedback from the fans. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 95: Book Back Blurbs

    January 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min
    blurbs, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, sleepless, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler lean heavily on their speculation powers as they discuss the Stormlight Archive Blurbs on the back of the hardcover/paperback versions of the novels. Each blurb is written from the perspective of an in-world Sleepless and every word is dripping with unexpected foreshadowing. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 94: State of the Spoilery Sanderson

    December 28th, 2021  |  54 mins 55 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, state of the sanderson, stormlight archive, year end review

    Brooke and Tyler celebrate Koloss Head Munching Day by discussing the official State of The Sanderson 2021 and the Spoiler Stream that Brandon did in December 2021. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 93: Hoid's Parables: The Dog and the Dragon

    December 14th, 2021  |  41 mins 7 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, dog and dragon, fantasy, hoid, kaladin, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, parables, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler travel to the nightmare world to hear the tale of a dog who wanted to be a dragon and learn how the meaning of stories is the meaning we give to them. Kaladin's lowest point is made a small bit better, propelling him to the epic conclusion of RoW. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 92: Hoid's Parables: The Moon Child

    November 30th, 2021  |  51 mins 10 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, hoid, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, shallan, stormlight archive, the moon child, wit

    Brooke and Tyler discuss the most peculiar and meaningful tale so far. Is Hoid's story of a tricked Moon spirit one that explains all the mysteries of the Cosmere? How are the three Shards connected? What are the implications for Roshar? What does it all mean?! We do our best to untangle the web and end with more questions than we began. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 91: Hoid's Parables: The Girl Who Looked Up

    November 16th, 2021  |  48 mins 7 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, hoid, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, shallan, stormlight archive, the girl who looked up, wit

    Brooke and Tyler discuss the two versions of The Girl Who Looked Up and its significance to Shallan and the greater Cosmere? #AllSpoilers