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Episode 30 – Ragnarok

March 17th, 2018

Things we talk about in this episode:


Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.



Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence



Background fire ambience by inchadney from


Good folks, we’re talking about the Ragnarok in this episode.  It’s okay to choose to listen to it at some future time – be kind to yourself and consider the option if you’re not in a good mental health place at the moment. 


‘I miss Wash’ - Firefly (TV series 2002-2003  ) and Serenity (film 2005)


“All of this has happened before..” Battlestar Galactica (TV series 2004-2009)


The death of Baldur – as a foreshadow to the Ragnarok


Galadriel’s Mirror


Breaking the bonds of kinship and the breaking of oaths – compare it to the oath they give to the builder in the Building of the Walls of Asgard


Fae contracts – look at the giving and keeping of promises in fairy tales.  There’s a good example in ‘Boots and His Crew’


Three winters without summers – the Fimbulwinter


Spring Court – from Changeling: the lost RPG


The Binding of Loki


“The more you tighten your grip, Tarkin, the more systems will slip through your fingers.” Princess Leia Organa, Star Wars: A New Hope (1977)


The Binding of Fenris


Music: Baltars Dream from Battlestar Galactica Season 2, by Bear McCreary, used with advice from the Performing Rights Society.


The events of the Ragnarok, as described in the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda


The Voluspa – stanzas 40-58


Gylfanning chapters 26, 34, 51-53 also has a few references to the Ragnarok


Images of the Ragnarok:

Thorwalds Cross – Isle of Man -

Gosforth Cross – Cumbria, UK -

Ledberg Stone, Sweden -

Skarpaka Stone, Sweden


Kate detours to the Isle of Man…


What might a Ragnarok look like now?


A self-care interlude: the Havamal


Things to consider with the Prose Edda.


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