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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #60 on: August 27, 2018, 04:17:29 PM »
No Spoilers!

Sorry, I usually assume info from previous seasons is okay.  I’ve edited, and would appreciate if you edited your quote.
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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #61 on: August 27, 2018, 05:00:29 PM »
I think he may have been pulling your leg. There's no such thing as spoilers from 3 years ago.
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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #62 on: August 27, 2018, 06:26:22 PM »
No Spoilers!

Sorry, I usually assume info from previous seasons is okay.  I’ve edited, and would appreciate if you edited your quote.


Sorry Lat

What I wrote was confusing. 

I was commenting/ stating that what you wrote made me laugh because of Season 3 and season 4!

It wasn’t meant to be a dig or a criticism of what you posted.  It was more of a ‘wait till you see season 3 I’ll try to hold my tongue!’
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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #63 on: August 27, 2018, 07:44:49 PM »
Oh, I don’t imagine Miller’s gone for good.  But I doubt he’ll serve anything like the function he did in S1-2.  In S1, at least, he’s the relatable Everyman character through whom we experience much of the action.  Maybe I’m wrong, but I doubt he’ll ever be that again.
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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #64 on: August 27, 2018, 09:36:04 PM »
Oh, I don’t imagine Miller’s gone for good.  But I doubt he’ll serve anything like the function he did in S1-2.  In S1, at least, he’s the relatable Everyman character through whom we experience much of the action.  Maybe I’m wrong, but I doubt he’ll ever be that again.

Weeeeellllll.   >:D

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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #65 on: August 28, 2018, 09:50:11 AM »
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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #66 on: August 30, 2018, 07:27:08 AM »
I'm of the opinion that more Thomas Jane is always a good thing.

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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #67 on: September 03, 2018, 11:48:48 AM »
Oh, I don’t imagine Miller’s gone for good.  But I doubt he’ll serve anything like the function he did in S1-2.  In S1, at least, he’s the relatable Everyman character through whom we experience much of the action.  Maybe I’m wrong, but I doubt he’ll ever be that again.

Weeeeellllll.   >:D

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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #68 on: September 05, 2018, 10:04:08 AM »
Overall a great show. From a hard sci-fi angle, I was a bit disappointed with how things developed towards the middle, but that feeling went away following the rest of the story. And the general idea that's revealed in season 3 of

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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #69 on: September 05, 2018, 07:09:32 PM »
Oh, I don’t imagine Miller’s gone for good.  But I doubt he’ll serve anything like the function he did in S1-2.  In S1, at least, he’s the relatable Everyman character through whom we experience much of the action.  Maybe I’m wrong, but I doubt he’ll ever be that again.

With the exception of Holden, all of the crew of the Rocinante are more of the everyday person, IMHO. Miller is more of the the mentor/martyr archetype to assist the hero, Holden.

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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #70 on: September 06, 2018, 09:24:39 AM »
Never really liked Holden, always seemed like a self righteous douchebag.  Miller was much more flawed. 

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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #71 on: July 23, 2019, 07:48:29 PM »
Amazon has released a teaser trailer for S4:


They’ve also released an extended clip:


Season 4 premieres 13 Dec 2019
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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #72 on: July 23, 2019, 08:37:30 PM »
I guess I really should catch up on this. I was a big fan of the books.
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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #73 on: July 23, 2019, 09:34:40 PM »
I'm still impressed with how they managed to get the physics right, including orbital mechanics. Even with fusion engines, there is a limit to how many G's the ship can undergo, because there is a limit to how many G's the inhabitants can survive. And the part where he has the computer plan an unpowered gravity assist. (not going to spoil with details)

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Re: The Expanse - Syfy/Space
« Reply #74 on: July 24, 2019, 09:47:38 AM »
This has been a remarkably good sci fi series. If you enjoy BSG, you'll enjoy this.
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