The Expanse (2019) – Saeculum, and Cibola Burn

The penultimate episode of The Expanse’s fourth season just keeps the tension ratcheted and everybody holding for dear life. Saeculum was written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, known collectively as James S.A. Corey, the authors of The Expanse series. Like the rest of the season, this episode dropped on 13 December, 2019. Time is…

The Expanse (2018) – Congregation, and Abaddon’s Gate

The penultimate episode of the third season of The Expanse, Congregation, was written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (collectively known as the author of The Expanse series, James S.A. Corey) and it first aired on 27 June, 2018. Ashford (David Strathairn) in ‘temporary’ command of the Behemoth has invited all the ships stuck in…

The Expanse (2018) – IFF, and Assured Destruction

Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham, collectively known as James S.A. Corey the author of The Expanse book series pen IFF, which stands for Identify Friend or Foe, debuted on 18 April, 2018. While Mao (Francois Chao) arrives on Io to confer with his science team over the protomolecule and human hybrids they are creating as…

The Expanse (2017/2018) – Caliban’s War, and Fight or Flight

Season two of The Expanse roars to its conclusion with Caliban’s War. Written by Naren Shankar alongside Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham (collectively known as James S.A. Corey the authors of The Expanse novels), the season closed out on 19 April, 2017. While Chrisjen (Shohreh Aghdashloo), Bobbie (Frankie Adams) and Cotyar (Nick E. Tarabay) try…

The Expanse (2017) – Safe, and Doors & Corners

Season two of The Expanse got underway with a two-episode premiere on 1 February, 2017 with Safe and Doors & Corners. Safe was written by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby and plunges us right back into the realm of the Rocinante and the protomolecule, and the possibility of system-wide war. While Chrisjen (Shohreh Aghdashloo) begins…

The Expanse (2016) – Windmills, and Salvage

Chrisjen (Shohreh Aghdashloo) heads to the Holden farm in Montana to speak with Holden’s (Steven Strait) family in an attempt to better understand him and his actions, even as the UN prepares to remove him from the playing field. Windmills was written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (collectively known as James S.A. Corey, the…

The Expanse (2015) – Dulcinea, and The Big Empty

I loved the moment when I discovered James S.A. Corey’s The Expanse series of novels. There’s space opera in it, but so much of the worlds they created are grounded in reality, and they all rely on hard science. So when the television series came along, I was super excited. But I kept waiting before…

Age of Ash (2022) – Daniel Abraham

Orbit Books invited me to take a look at the first novel in The Kithamar Trilogy, a new fantasy series from author Daniel Abraham. Fantasy novels have always been a tough in for me, I enjoy Tolkien, have delved into some Terry Pratchett, and have been known to enjoy some fantasy entries in the ‘Young…

Leviathan Falls (2021) – James S.A. Corey

After nine, incredible, addictive, imagination-inspiring, novels, The Expanse series comes to an end with Leviathan Falls, and just like the books before it, it was so easy for me to fall back into the story, recalling where my beloved characters, Amos, Alex, Naomi and Jim were, remembering the new names that gave been added to…

Caliban’s War (2012) – James S.A. Corey

  Book 2 of The Expanse series was just as captivating as the first book in the series, Leviathan Wakes. The authors, Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, working under the name of James S.A. Corey, brought me right back into the worlds they created, introduced me to some new characters, and ratchetedĀ up the stakes for…