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Magic of Eyri 021-Silver Tongued

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Today’s episode: Steve and his friends escape the Hawk King’s wrath thanks to his blue heron amulet. His joy is short lived when he spots a column of smoke on the horizon, hinting at the destruction brought to Uth, the Last Human Village. Much to Steve’s annoyance, Istrio the blue heron mystic appears to check in with the boy.

In our last episode: The Hawk King burned Uth, the Last Human Village to the ground in his search for Steve.

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Technical Notes: Some sound effects courtesy of Freesound.org (User Attribution list). Other sound effects and music by GarageBand or Daniel J. Hogan.

For more information on the story, please visit the About and Characters pages. These sections will be updated as episodes are put online since I don’t want to spoil too much ahead of time.

Cast:

Daniel J. Hogan

(Host, Narrator, Characters)

Robin Hudson

(Eira the pelican)

Next Time on The Magic of Eyri (04.07.10): “Duck and Cover” – Steve and his friends arrive in Tal, the duck port town. NOTE: I’m kind of skipping a week because there would three episodes in March because of how the weeks line up. I decided to skip the 31st and release episode 22 on April 7th (thus sticking to the first and third Wednesday of the month schedule).

Ramblings:

Istrio is back, and boy does he have some harsh words for Steve.

This episode introduces one of my favorite characters–Gladius, the cranky talking silver swordfish. Gladius was a favorite of mine to write for when I wrote the original novel. There are a few hidden jokes in this episode, but the main one is Uncle Shameless’ line about Steve having a “butch name like Theodore or Gordon.” That refers to former Detroit Red Wings players, Ted Lindsay and Gordie Howe. Steve is of course named for another former Red Wing, Steve Yzerman. The joke about Steve’s mother wanting to name him Françoise is a bit of family trivia–that nearly happened to my dad.

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Magic of Eyri 020-Burn

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Today’s episode: The Hawk King unleashes his wrath upon Uth, the Last Human Village with a pair of terrifying monsters–Pyrix.

In our last episode: Delu the raven spy finally reaches the Hawk King and informs him of the Hunters’ betrayal and Steve’s escape. Back in Uth, the Last Human Village, Steve learns from the Geo the oracle that he must search for the lost Sword of Zaa.

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Technical Notes: Some sound effects courtesy of Freesound.org (User Attribution list). Other sound effects and music by GarageBand or Daniel J. Hogan.

For more information on the story, please visit the About and Characters pages. These sections will be updated as episodes are put online since I don’t want to spoil too much ahead of time.

Cast:

Daniel J. Hogan

(Host, Narrator, Characters)

Robin Hudson

(Eira the pelican)

Next Time on The Magic of Eyri (03.17.10): “Silver Tongued” – Steve and his friends meet a cranky, talking weapon with abandonment issues.

Ramblings:

Because of the way the weeks run in March, I should technically do three episodes for this month. Well, I ain’t gonna.  I want to stick to the “first and third” Wednesday release schedule, so there will not be an episode on March 31st, but rather April 7th.

This episode introduces the fiery minions of the Hawk King, the Pyrix. They are giant, skeletal birds covered in fire. Scary.

I came up with the name by combining “pyr” (Greek for fire) and “strix” – a bird creature from Roman mythology (although in the original myth, the strix are  vampires).  The strix are said to be like owls, but I envision the Pyrix to have a skeleton similar to an eagle or a hawk.

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