The Queen of Attolia Podcast Episodes

Written by Megan Whalen Turner

21 Episodes - 362 pages - ★★★★ - 28.8K ratings

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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 21: ...Take My Whole Life Too

Attolian Archives - September 08, 2019 21:12 - 18 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
In the grand finale of The Queen of Attolia, our hero sacrifices a goat and we end up with more questions about the gods than when we started. Also featuring: Gen's humility (or lack thereof), mushy romance, the psychological impact of violence, and how hard it can be to say "I love you."  --- ...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 20: Treaty Her Right

Attolian Archives - August 25, 2019 17:22 - 21 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Chloe breaks an amphora, Kamet can't swim, Eugenides doesn't know how to talk to his fiancée, and Irene is skipping church. Treaty negotiations are going great. Also featuring: a brand new river, Beauty and the Beast, divine agendas, ambiguous feelings, and callbacks (forwards?) from Thick As Th...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 19: A Tale of Two Queens

Attolian Archives - August 11, 2019 14:35 - 21 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
While Eddis and Attolia bond over driving the Mede army from their shores, Eugenides has another nap and realizes that his happy ending may be more complicated than he'd thought. Discussion points: gender, paragraph breaks, passive aggression, and the power of love.  --- This episode is spons...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 18: Get Rekt Nahuseresh

Attolian Archives - July 28, 2019 12:10 - 21 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
 Attolia finally shows Nahuseresh she’s a BAMF and we consider getting matching tattoos of this moment. As Eddis and Attolia combine forces to oust the Mede we discuss Attolia’s hatred for Eddis, the pitfalls of gendered thinking, and the nature of gifts. And just where IS this book’s climax, an...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 17: Ain't That a Kick in the Head

Attolian Archives - July 15, 2019 01:19 - 23 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Attolia makes a life-altering decision. Nahurseresh does some murder. The Minister of War gets a concussion. Meanwhile, Noelle is a dumbass who can't remember what happens in this book and we heroically resist laughing at the word "titular."  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The ea...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 16: Kiss with a Fist

Attolian Archives - June 30, 2019 13:59 - 22 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
 While Nahuseresh has his moment in the sun, Gen’s night goes from great to less great and Attolia’s priorities drastically realign. We discuss POV shifts, Eddisian self-sacrifice, and all of Megan’s sneaky little hints. Also, after we finished recording we found an answer to the question we cou...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 15: The Happiest Man Alive

Attolian Archives - June 16, 2019 14:34 - 25 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Eugenides and Attolia take a romantic boat ride while we discuss water imagery, lesbian merging but with Byzantine straights (?), bluffing, power dynamics, and Hannibal Buress.  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 14: Penultimatum

Attolian Archives - June 02, 2019 14:16 - 17 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Gen accomplishes the first part of his mission and we analyze just why exactly he was able to pull it off, touching on the topics of deception, perception, feudalism, and agrarian economies. All according to plan …  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 13: Dam It, Gen

Attolian Archives - May 19, 2019 18:53 - 18 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
While sneaking Sally– uh, we mean Eugenides, through the alley, we discuss moist men, Kill Bill sirens, wooden cannons, point of view, and whether or not anybody but Gen actually knows what the hell is going on.  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. ...
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The Queen of Attolia, Ch 12: Cyanide Bride

Attolian Archives - May 05, 2019 13:42 - 22 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
In this chapter, Irene’s tragic backstory is finally unlocked and we discuss mothers, jewelry, isolation, and how to completely and totally annihilate your enemies. You know, just girly things.   --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 11: Bad Dreams of Hot Girls

Attolian Archives - April 21, 2019 13:24 - 21 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
What will decide the outcome of this war? Queens and kings? The gods? Sheer dumb luck? A dude who just wants to smooch a very scary lady? Find out here!  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 10: What Not to Wear

Attolian Archives - April 07, 2019 14:13 - 17 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
 As Gen starts sword fighting again we discuss the Attolian court’s hot gossip and fashion choices, and our lesbian agenda comes out in a Freudian slip. Did you see what Eddis was wearing last week??  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anch...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 9: Do It For the Vines

Attolian Archives - March 24, 2019 23:24 - 22 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Our heroes have a nice picnic while civilization crumbles around them and we discuss picnics, the Magus being shifty, gendered deities, and Attolia's obvious denial. Irene SMASH.  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support th...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 8: International Relations Go Boom

Attolian Archives - March 10, 2019 15:18 - 19 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Sounis’s navy goes up in flames, but the second cart of the series appears! We discuss Attolia’s connection to the Mede, the pluralization of cannon, and a side of Gen we’ve never seen before as we continue to gush about our fave themes of (you know it!) performance and the political vs the pers...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 7: War, Then

Attolian Archives - February 24, 2019 16:06 - 22 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
It's time to put on our war pants. In this episode, Chip's here to do two things: read our intro and f-ck with our renewed resolution not to swear. We also discuss strategy, martyrdom, trousers, and the emotionally cathartic value of boat-burning.  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: ...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 6: Hide and Seek

Attolian Archives - February 10, 2019 14:16 - 20 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Gen hid in a temple and all he got was this lousy message. We wonder about the size of Eddis’s library, discuss the layout of temples, and speculate about the lives of non-royal thieves in Eddis.  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.f...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 5: Eddisian Weather Report

Attolian Archives - January 27, 2019 14:56 - 22 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
We discuss war, Nahuseresh, conspiracies, and an intriguing new character called Kamet, but Gen doesn't know about any of it because he is in bed. Cold out today, isn't it?  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this pod...
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 4: You Can't Go Home Again

Attolian Archives - January 13, 2019 14:29 - 21 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
As Gen starts to recover we discuss disability and Gen’s unsupervised childhood, and we wonder whether Gen would Vine if he lived in modern times.   --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/attolian-archives-pod/support
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 3: Take My Hand...

Attolian Archives - December 30, 2018 14:38 - 19 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Disaster arrives. We return to the idea of front-loading tragedy and discuss stone, broken amphoras, rationalization, and how this is a weird time for love.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/attolian-archives-pod/support
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 2: Hit Me Baby One More Time

Attolian Archives - December 16, 2018 16:26 - 19 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Attolia knew she shouldn’t just let him go. Her loneliness is killing her. Gen must confess, he still believes, still believes! Irene hates religious siiiiiigns, hit him baby one more time. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/attolian-archives-pod/support
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The Queen of Attolia, Chapter 1: A Thief Walks into a Bar

Attolian Archives - December 03, 2018 23:45 - 23 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
We barrel head-on into Book 2; Eugenides barrels head-on into a wooden board. So far, so good. Also featuring: Irene's elusive feelings, irresponsible childcare, hand puns, and our friend Chip. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/attolian-archives-pod/support
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