Shardcast: Midnight Essence and Nightmares

Welcome to a bonkers, off-the-rails Shardcast. We're talking Tress and Yumi. We're talking Midnight Essence and the nightmares. We're talking about smoke. Black smoke! Yes, that's what we are doing for over two hours. Can you guess where we go in this episode and how many bizarre terms we mention? Well... you'll find out!

This episode we have Eric (Chaos), David (Windrunner), Evgeni (Argent), and Grace (thegatorgirl)!

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00:00 Intro & Podcast Topic
2:54 Show and Tell
5:55 Black Smoke Before Secret Projects
23:58 Midnight Essence
41:39 Nightmares and the Father Machine
1:49:34 Red Smoke vs. Black Smoke
2:02:02 Shades
2:13:17 Who's That Cosmere Character

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I feel like the villagers have to be manifestations from the yoki-hijo's minds. Then the machine co-opts them for the nightmares.



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