Craig, Ryan, and Sara sit down for a discussion of The Obelisk Gate, book 2 in N.K. Jemesin’s Broken Earth trilogy. Is Schaffa really a bad guy anymore? Is the moon relevant yet? How does a child deal with parental trauma? The group gets into this and more on this episode.

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  1. Arahant Member

    Hugo Gernsback!

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  2. Arahant Member

    On the atom bomb on Japan, the part of the equation you are missing is the estimates of what it was going to take to invade and subdue the Japanese home islands. It was believed that it would need millions more men in uniform and millions of casualties. The atom bomb was a shortcut that cut down the overall number of deaths, and certainly the number of US deaths, which was what the US politicians had to consider first.

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