BS06 Darkfire Extras

BackStory

THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR DARKFIRE, THIRD BOOK IN THE NIGHTBLADE SERIES.

Sean and Garrett talk about what went into the writing of Darkfire, the third book in the Nightblade series. Find out what went on behind the scenes!

  • How Darkfire is like ‘The Wire’ in that it pulls back to a much bigger picture
  • The rightness of the tragedy of Jordel at the end and why it had to be
  • The BIG BAD, why it wasn’t fully revealed until Darkfire, and how it flowers in Shadeborn
  • Talking about death of characters, and the precedent set for it
  • The bait and switch Garrett didn’t plan for information about Zayne and Jordel
  • Annis’s terrible beta-reader review, and how it changed her in the next draft
  • Why Jordel actually killed, and Loren’s feeling about that.
  • Trisken’s extra role in Darkfire that leads into Shadeborn
  • The ‘Breaking Bad’ inspiration for the ending of the story