Ravin' Girls: A Raven Cycle Podcast

a loving but critical analysis of Maggie Stiefvater's Raven Cycle

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Ravin' Girls Special Episode: Call Down the Hawk

Welcome to the Call Down The Hawk Special Episode!!! Where we cover the excerpt released by Scholastic, Prologue-Chapter 8.

So many new characters! So many new things to be worried about! SO MUCH EXCITEMENT!

Find out what Shannon would have called the black market, what 90’s British cartoon Nievita thinks might be related to dreamers, the possible meaning behind the new dream-forest’s name, and what we found most shocking and satisfying about the excerpt. We answer (or ramble) some listener questions, and grade our past predictions for the Dreamer Trilogy as Confirmed, Denied, or Unknown. Are we possibly psychic? It’s up to you to decide!

NOTES: There was an announcement today (7/3/19) about Ronan’s birthday in the final version of Call Down The Hawk being changed from the listed date in the preview excerpt, to keep in line with events from The Raven King.

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The Raven Cycle and all affiliated properties, including Call Down The Hawk and the Dreamer Trilogy, are copyright Maggie Stiefvater and Scholastic, Inc. The Ravin’ Girls reference these properties for the purpose of literary analysis.

Intro and Outro music by Damiano Baldoni, used under CC Attribution License: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Damiano_Baldoni/Lost_Dinasty/
The original tracks have been edited for the podcast.

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CNN “State of the Union”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRYmh6vrDfs

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  • Creator: Shannon Pack and Nievita Hartness

We're Shannon and Nievita, and we're the Ravin' Girls! This is our Raven Cycle podcast, where we discuss and analyze Maggie Stiefvater's Raven Cycle books. We discuss the Raven Cycle as a cycle, taking a look at the connections and foreshadowing running throughout the series. We analyze and discuss the themes of the books. We talk character arcs as we follow the development of these wonderfully complex characters. We also often take a 'deep dive' into a specific topic relevant to the chapters we're covering in that episode. Episodes will be posted twice monthly, with each episode focusing on approximately 3-5 chapters of material. Come join us as we follow the adventures of four dysfunctional teenagers and their dead Welsh boyfriend!

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