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 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

  • Episode 72: RoW Part 2 Epigraphs

    February 2nd, 2021  |  48 mins 29 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, epigraphs, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler dissect every sentence of the Letter from Harmony to Hoid in the Part 2 Epigraphs. Multiple new Shards are mentioned as well as the major warning that sets up the final events of Odium in RoW. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 71: RoW Part 1 Epigraphs

    January 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, eipgraphs, fabrial, fantasy, mistborn, navani, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler dive deep into the Part 1 Epigraphs from Rhythm of War. Each line of Navani's lecture on fabrial mechanics further mashes together different parts of the Cosmere and the speculation reaches new heights. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 70: Thaidakar & the Cosmere Economy

    January 5th, 2021  |  1 hr 4 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, thaidakar

    Brooke and Tyler wildly speculate on different aspects of the Cosmere Economy and the driving force behind the Ghostbloods, Thaidakar. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 69: The Nature of Light

    December 22nd, 2020  |  1 hr 19 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, light, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler explore every facet of the discoveries in RoW regarding Light, Rhythms, and the True Tones of Roshar. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 68: Rhythm of War!!!

    December 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler give their first reactions to Rhythm of War and set up the many episodes to come that will explore every single aspect of SA4 and how it connects to the greater Cosmere. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 67: Dawnshard Review

    November 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 28 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, dawnshard, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler give their immediate thoughts and feedback after finishing Dawnshard - the Stormlight novella that takes place around the events of Rhythm of War. The Cosmere connections are vast and hugely significant as Rsyn and The Lopen travel into the unknown fog that surrounds Amia. We spoil the entirety of Dawnshard, listen at your own risk! #AllSpoilers #NoRoWSpoilers

  • Episode 66: In Anticipation of RoW

    October 27th, 2020  |  1 hr 11 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, rhythm of war, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler are joined by the very first Cosmere Conversation guest star! Angie brings her new perspective to the excitement around the coming release of Rhythm of War. #NoRoWSpoilers #AllSpoilers