Ravin' Girls: A Raven Cycle Podcast

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

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Ravin' Girls Episode 29: Death Waffles

Welcome to Season 2 Episode 29, where we cover Chapters 54-59 of The Dream Thieves!

Ronan and the Gray Man finally meet face-to-face and it goes about as well as one might expect--possibly better, even. Persephone and Adam frantically fix the ley line as the 4th of July looms large in the sky. Why must they hurry? Seems like someone’s favorite baby brother may have been teen-napped… some guys really do just blow right past flowers and chocolate to cars and threats, don’t they?

We discuss how long it’s been since we’ve seen “The Birds”, what items we would most miss if we had to go on the run, Shannon questions how much Nievita really is a fire sign and makes some surprisingly off-color jokes, Nievita’s pet naming conventions stay strong to a theme, and we finally get around to naming that new Metal band we’ve been talking about starting.

DEEP DIVE: Journeys through the Underworld (from approx. the 46:45 minute mark to 1:00:30, depending on your player)

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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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