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Episodes

Book 2 | Episode 3 | The Sons of Constance

8/21/2018
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Merlin leaves home to advise King Vortiger on why his tower will not stand.

Duration:00:27:56

Book 2 | Episode 2 | The Sons of Constance

8/14/2018
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We learn how Vortiger came to rule the country and drive out the Sons of Constance in today's episode.

Duration:00:23:11

Book 2 | Episode 1 | The Sons of Constance

8/7/2018
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Join us as Book 2 starts! A group of psychics plot to kill Merlin, and Merlin asks Blaise about the ethics of his plan to create Arthur. The Swithen tells the REAL legend of King Arthur in fleshed out versions that bring the story to life.

Duration:00:21:57

Our Man on Earth Synopsis | The Swithen Book 1

7/31/2018
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The origin story of Merlin; fathered by a demon, won to good by a strong mother. Synopsis of The Swithen, Book 1: Our Man on Earth.

Duration:00:06:29

Book 1 | Episode 20 | Our Man on Earth

7/31/2018
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Merlin decides that he will use his powers to create a king--named Arthur. The conclusion of Book 1, Our Man on Earth!

Duration:00:15:59

Book 1 | Episode 19 | Our Man on Earth

7/24/2018
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Meylinde's trial concludes today in a surprisingly emotional scene, as we wrap up the penultimate chapters in the book. In two weeks, we start Book 2, which will see Merlin leave his mother and move into his familiar role as advisor to kings.

Duration:00:22:21

Book 1 | Episode 18 | Our Man on Earth

7/17/2018
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Merlin gets smacked by his Mama! Meylinde and Merlin have a discussion about how he sees his place in this world, and how he should use his powers. He's come to one conclusion; she sharply disagrees. Only two more episodes after this before we start Book 2...

Duration:00:19:13

Book 1 | Episode 17 | Our Man on Earth

7/10/2018
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Meylinde finally comes to trial, which seems to be going poorly until talking baby Merlin takes over! He has a thing or two to say to the judge, which just may sway judgement in Meylinde's favor. This episode also includes a preview of Book 2, which we'll start immediately after this one.

Duration:00:19:15

Book 1 | Episode 16 | Our Man on Earth

7/4/2018
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The trial of Merlin's mother takes a surprising turn when the genius talking baby takes over the proceedings. This is the REAL story from 1215AD! Only 4 more episodes in this book before we move into Book 2...

Duration:00:16:04

Book 1 | Episode 15 | Our Man on Earth

6/27/2018
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Life is more fun with a talking baby Merlin! In this episode, having just discovered that her infant can talk, Meylinde sits Merlin down for a good jim-jaw, and learns a lot about who he is and what he's thinking, as we begin the fourth and final part of the book.

Duration:00:20:21

Book 1 | Episode 14 | Our Man on Earth

6/19/2018
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Baby Merlin has an exciting new ability by the end of this episode, and you get a preview of plans for the entire series of The Swithen.

Duration:00:24:40

Book 1 | Episode 13 | Our Man on Earth

6/11/2018
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Merlin's mind explodes with understanding as all the knowledge he was born with is informed by his actual life experience, forming the incredible mind of Merlin as we know it. These are the real legends of King Arthur, in updated retellings for today, beginning a generation before Arthur's birth.

Duration:00:21:30

Book 1 | Episode 12

6/5/2018
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The baby Merlin discovers his ability to shape-shift... much to his mother's exasperation. Continue the REAL origin story of Merlin as we continue moving through the first stages of the original Arthurian legends.

Duration:00:20:51

Book 1 | Episode 11 | Our Man on Earth

5/29/2018
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Meylinde gets to know her baby, the infant Merlin, who was born with all knowledge of the past and future. This episode features a hint of his future with Arthur, Guinevere and Lancelot, as well as a very special guest appearance by God himself!

Duration:00:24:04

Book 1 | Episode 10 | Our Man on Earth

5/22/2018
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Merlin is born today! He's a hissing, evil demon baby when he's born... find out how his mother turns him into the wise wizard we all know. These are the real legends of King Arthur, from the 1200s, in a modern literary novel for readers of today.

Duration:00:24:32

Book 1 | Episode 9 | Our Man On Earth

5/16/2018
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Blaise has an idea that will turn Meylinde's whole world around, and offer hope that somehow they might save the soul of the baby--if not her life. This is the real origin story of Merlin in a modern telling aimed at readers of today.

Duration:00:22:30

Book 1 | Episode 8 | Our Man on Earth

5/8/2018
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Meylinde is sent to a tower until she gives birth, and we meet two major new characters today, as we grow closer to the birth of Merlin.

Duration:00:20:45

Book 1 | Episode 7 | Our Man on Earth

4/30/2018
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This episode moves us into part two of the story, where Meylinde, now pregnant with the devil's child, must deal with the disbelief of the townspeople and the coming judgement of death. This is the original origin story of Merlin, King Arthur's legendary wizard.

Duration:00:30:52

Book 1 | Episode 6 | Our Man on Earth

4/24/2018
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This episode brings us to the end of part one, as Meylinde seeks advice from Blaise and fends off invaders in her home, the consequences of which will change her life irrevocably. The Swithen tells the REAL ancient legends of King Arthur in gripping psychological new tellings.

Duration:00:29:55

Book 1 | Episode 5 | Our Man on Earth

4/18/2018
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Meylinde makes some eerie discoveries around her house that shows she isn't at all as safe as she thought--and someone very close to her is not what she seems. We continue telling the real legends of King Arthur... beginning a generation before his birth, with the conception of Merlin.

Duration:00:18:46