M+K kick off season five with a series that they’ve wanted to read since the very start of the show. Plus, Team Helene vs. Team Keenan; The Vilest, Cruelest Character We’ve Ever Encountered; K Learns the Three H’s of Operating a Forge; and Why We Won’t be The First Ever Women Navy Seals.
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Season Four Bloopers Reel
M+K put their pride to the side to share all of the mistakes and mishaps from one of their toughest years in history. Plus, Husbands, Dogs, and Other Loud Things; Really Bad Memory Lapses; The Time We Didn’t Even Understand Our Own Research; and Whose Turn is it to Forget a Dad Joke?
Season Four Recap
M+K say good riddance to 2020 with a rundown of their fourth season. Plus, Our Favorite Fantastical Worlds; The Very Best Villains of The Year; An Easy Game of “Would You Rather?”; and Unusual Reading Habits and Book Phobias.
A CROWN OF WISHES-PART 2 (THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN SERIES)
M+K finish their final series of the year and weigh in on their MC’s wishes. Plus, Beautiful Words and Confusing Plot Lines; A Sort of One-Sided Sacrifice; Telling the Future with Oracular Animal Bones; and The Abridged Epic Story of the Naga Kaliya.
A Crown of Wishes-Part 1 (The Star-Touched Queen Series)
M+K stay in a familiar realm, but embark on a brand new story with a completely different cast of characters. Plus, The Enemies to Lovers Trope We’re Totally Here For; The Legend of King Vikram and the Vetala; Vishakanyas vs. Yakshinis; And Everything We’d Wish for In The Tournament of Wishes.
The Star-Touched Queen-Part 2
M+K tie up the loose ends from their rendezvous with the King of the Dead and wonder what’s in store for book two. Plus, Slightly Confused by Reincarnation; A Flesh-Eating Talking Demon Horse Who Wants to Eat Everyone; Multiple Myths Surrounding Hell-Hounds; and The Uncomfortable History of Trial By Fire.
The Star-Touched Queen-Part 1
In their final series of the season, M+K visit the magical world of Akaran, where they discover a room full of stars, a tree bearing memories, and a prince hiding many secrets. Plus, A Collection of Morally-Ambiguous Characters; A Tapestry that Controls Fate; K Learns She Was a Pirate Prince in a Past Life; and A Short History of the Most Famous Swayamvara.
Unravel the Dusk-Part 2 (The Blood of Stars Duology)
M+K mourn the demise of Maia’s dresses and discuss how the story unravels in an expected way. Plus, We’re Done with Demons for Awhile; A Satisfyingly Simple Happy Ending; Famous People Who Turned Down Royal Honors; and The Pirate Queen of the Persian Army.
Unravel the Dusk-Part 1 (The Blood of Stars Duology)
M+K learn how magic can corrupt as they watch their MC slowly turn into a demon before their very eyes. Plus, We’re Still Holding Out Hope for Lady Sarnai; Don’t Bring a Knife to a Demon Fight; Unraveling the Myth of the Magic Carpet; and Astounding Secrets People Have Kept From Their Spouses.
Spin the Dawn-Part 2 (The Blood of Stars Duology)
M+K join Maia on mission to gather materials for three magical dresses made from the sun, moon, and stars. Plus, The Enigma of Edan Finally Starts to Unravel; Fireproof Gloves, Waterproof Shoes, and a Slightly-Faulty Magic Carpet; K Uncovers the Mythology Behind Making Wishes; and The Most Expensive Dresses Ever Made.