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Syfy tunes up for space opera The Expanse

Syfy has made a straight-to-series order for what it describes as the cable channel’s “boldest new series commitment to date”.

The Expanse, set 200 years in the future, follows the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship’s captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history. 85 more words



Five days after walking down the aisle for my high school diploma, I was hiking up the backside of Mount Katahdin in the fog and ice of May in northern Maine. 2,083 more words


I had my brand new gun, and all I wanted to do was kill something. We were squirrel hunting at Fort Pillow State Park. I had dreamed about this day for months. 2,324 more words


When I was seventeen years old, my parents divorced, and our evangelical megachurch (a church I had gone to my entire life) exercised some really wonky “church discipline” that left me hanging on how to cope with the unfathomable hurt I was experiencing. 1,885 more words


Jess found a church that met in a bar. The promise of a stiff drink after the service was the only way I could imagine suffering through the thing. 1,288 more words


Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. 1,594 more words