Episode 25: Enhanced Interrogation Methods

You can hold it in your hands while you read!  It’s big and meaty.

Between them, Cyrus and Veridia commit all seven deadly sins in the space of an hour.  Rolly realizes what he’ll miss the most about Veridia.  Wally’s Woodsmen find the path, and the mercenaries follow it.  The White Knights have an unexpected ally.

Episode 18: Pictures in the Snow (with “Last Songs” feat. Cory Osborne)

Part 2 of The Bright Path Podcast begins with a different perspective. In Green Bridge, Veridia confronts the predations of her enemies and the flaws in her own plans. She resorts to violence, and then thinks better of it. Rolland Gorp delivers a bit too much literary criticism, and pays the usual price. Veridia goes for a ski race, and loses.

This episode features “Last Songs” by Ben Birney, featuring baritone Cory Osborne.

Episode 16: Ciphers and Secrets, Lectures on Love

Reporters report, enthusiastically. New explorers arrive at Finery Valley, and new deals are hastily made. Merrily makes a decision, and Cyrus delivers two lectures. Jonathan finds an ugly place inside himself, and earns a broken wrist for his trouble.

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Episode 13: The Cracks of Hell, and What They Found There

Cyrus bids a fond farewell to Sheria. Johnathan and Merrily go to meet some demons, but find an entirely different mystery. Daven and Devi make a bad deal to get their new friends out of trouble, and both of them suffer the consequences.

Episode 13 covers Chapter 17 of The Bright Path.

Episode 9: Horsing Around With Letters

Professor Stoat and his band pick up a new follower.  Merrily marries a horse, hypothetically.  Johnathan thinks about how he thinks about strangling Cyrus.  We meet Cyrus’s sponsor, and Alice Miller hears those four magic words.

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Additional chapter artwork!

Episode 7: An Unexpected Mule

The village of Hog Hurst has some difficult decisions to make.  Cyrus comes up with a bad plan, and then replaces it with an even worse one.  Someone lets the mule out.  Daisy relives his glory days.

Episode Seven covers Chapter Eight of The Bright Path.  It is available in three parts.

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Episode 6: How a Librarian Dresses for War

Johnathan and Alice set off in pursuit of Cyrus and Merrily.  Johnathan’s head injury turns out to be a blessing in disguise.  Alice gets in touch with her inner berserker.  Cyrus sees a glimmer in the darkness.  Simon engages in delicate negotiations.

Episode Six covers Chapter Seven of The Bright Path.  It is available in two parts.

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Episode 5: Love and Madness

Simon goes mad for a bit, but he gets better.  The Gizzard leads Cyrus and Merrily over the Green River in search of the missing post-rider, but they soon find a more compelling guide.  They make depressing contingency plans, and Merrily makes a choice.  Cyrus temporarily loses his dignity.

Episode Five covers Chapter Six of The Bright Path.  It is available in two parts.

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Episode 4: Sandwiches and Murder

We meet a goblin who is Not From Around Here.  We also meet a goblin who is from around here.  Cyrus wishes he were a chicken.  Johnathan puts the comedy back in concussion.  Merrily has an uncomfortable encounter in the dark, and Cyrus performs surgery.

Episode Four covers Chapter Four (“Sandwiches and Murder”) and Chapter Five (“Poultry Aspirations”) of The Bright Path.