From free pizza to AR experiences, Apple TV+ reveals have had intelligent and thematic promotional tie-ins. The most recent from Mythic Quest is for the episode that aired Friday and allows you to hearken to a Tears of the Anaren audiobook.
That is particularly the quick story seen initially of episode 6 that stars Josh Brener as a younger C.W. Longbottom. The in-universe clarification for this book and audiobook is that Tears of the Anaren was “lately recovered” and that C.W. “agreed to launch this beforehand unpublished precursor to his nice opus.”
The “Writer Description” on Apple Books provides:
What connects tantalizing but tender alien romance with the largest multiplayer online game of all time? Seasoned storyteller C.W. Longbottom, the Nebula Award-winning science-fiction and fantasy writer and head author of Mythic Quest. C.W. discovered literary fame with Contained in the Caves of Beneroth and Tears of the Anaren, however even his most loyal followers don’t know that Tears of the Anaren started as a brief story he wrote within the early Nineteen Seventies whereas interning at Superb Tales journal.
It is available in at 28 pages (or 46 minutes for the audiobook) and contains an introduction, in addition to a significant afterword that hammers dwelling the bottle episode message, from Ian Grimm, although he’s actually described because the “iconoclastic creator of Mythic Quest.”
Nonetheless, one of the best ways to expertise Tears of the Anaren — authentic pronunciation — is thru the audiobook narrated by each F. Murray Abraham and Rob McElhenney. C.W. and Ian present completely hilarious commentary all through that reveals some “enjoyable” historical past.
“Backstory!” is season 2’s flashback episode, whereas “A Darkish Quiet Demise” final yr obtained a playable demo of DQD. Tears of the Anaren is unique to Apple Books and can’t be discovered on Amazon Kindle or Google Play Books. The idea of a tie-in audiobook is much like how HBO’s Veep had Selina Meyer read her autobiography.
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