79. The Fire Caves After Dark: The Expanse

Perry and David bring you an update about the book series The Expanse, as well as discuss parallels between it and other SciFi works.

The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
79. The Fire Caves After Dark: The Expanse
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What to expect from episode 79: The Fire Caves After Dark: The Expanse?

Briefing

Perry and David are back to talk about The Expanse book series.

Book Three: Abaddon’s Gate.

The Fire Caves After Dark is a deep dive into many things.

The religion of The Expanse.

Character development.

Things we know from the show, things we know from the books.

Favorite Characters.

Least Favorite characters.

Shows that came before The Expanse.

Battlestar Galactica, Perry’s favorite.

Connection to other books.

David talks Ender’s Game.

Perry discusses the lore of Mass Effect.

The realism of The Expanse and the heaviness of space in Abaddon’s Gate.

Society in the future.

Where is Avasarala?

Perry and David discuss final moments.

Why this book reminds us of Halo, and why that show sucks.

The story so far.

SciFi influenced by Star Trek.

The best leaders in their field?

Perry and David discuss trauma and psychopathy.

Melba, better in the books.

Space politics is a lot like all other politics.

What the show misses.

Changes for the sake of changes.

David talks parallels.

What would Sisko do?

What would YOU do in that situation?

Amalgam characters and why they are important.

The information we gather about the Protomolecule and what it is doing.

In depth and behind the scenes: why the books win.

Smart choices.

What we need for the new seasons.

Star Trek: Picard and how complexity works in story telling.

What Perry and David would like to see on Amazon.

Will The Expanse Return?

Coming up next on The Fire Caves.

Where to listen, and things we are reading.

Upcoming contest, and how to play to win.

Tune in next week!

Episode Credits

Hosts

  • David Wampler
  • Perry Freeze

Editor

  • Perry Freeze

Small Print

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The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
79. The Fire Caves After Dark: The Expanse
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