Escape Velocity

A curated Collection of Fantasy and Science Fiction Media

Collected: The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb

COLLECTION: As the illegitimate son of the Crown Prince, young Fitz holds a difficult position in the royal court of the Kingdom of the Six Dutchies. Threats to the Kingdom, both from outside of its borders and from within, will force Fitz to consider where his true loyalties lie.

Review: The Return of the King – Peter Jackson

Part three of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. As the remaining members of the Fellowship prepare for war, Aragorn has to decide if he’s ready to claim his kingly heritage. Meanwhile, close to the lion’s den, Frodo’s carrying the One Ring closer and closer to its final destination.

Review: The Two Towers – Peter Jackson

Part two of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The Fellowship of the Rings has been broken and its members scattered. Frodo and Sam continue their way towards Mordor to destroy the One Ring. Meanwhile, the quest of Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli to rescue Merry and Pippin from Saruman’s Orcs leads them into the war-torn lands of Rohan.

Review: Assassin’s Quest – Robin Hobb

Part three of the Farseer Trilogy. The king is dead, Prince Verity is missing in action, and Prince Regal has left the coastal duchies to their own devices against the Red Ship Raiders. The Six Duchies need Fitz now more than ever, but is he willing to reclaim his life as an assassin?

Review: The Fellowship of the Ring – Peter Jackson

Part one of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Frodo Baggins is a halfling from a peaceful land who gets entangled in the affairs of the Big Folk when it turns out a family heirloom is the key to defeating evil forever.

Review: Royal Assassin – Robin Hobb

Part two of the Farseer Trilogy. As Fitz recovers from his mission to the Mountain Kingdom, he soon discovers there’s no escaping from Buckkeep politics.