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In an effort to prove that I actually do pay attention to reader requests, I am going out of my comfort zone this week by featuring a sci-fi movie. 484 more words


Blue Sun – Chapter 17

It was time for Simon to find out what was on that info disk.  He found Mal who took him back on Serenity.  They slowly walked through the ship till they reached the bridge.  308 more words

Fan Fiction

please, God, make me a stone

It’s hard to vacillate between making lists and plans and feeling optimistic about the future and knowing that you’ve been placed in this place at this time for a reason and wishing you could just…evaporate. 265 more words


She Understands. She Doesn't Comprehend.

One of our favorite TV series is a science fiction show called Firefly. It ran for only one season (2002-2003) but developed a cult following. As Wikipedia describes it, “The show explores the lives of a group of people who fought on the losing side of a civil war and others who now make a living on the outskirts of society, as part of the pioneer culture that exists on the fringes of their star system. 1,267 more words

Mental Health

Remembering the "First Rule of Flying"

River Tam:  Storm’s getting worse.

Malcolm Reynolds:  We’ll pass through it soon enough.

Serenity (2005)

When I got word via Twitter just before 2am this morning that the Falcon 9 launch of the SpaceX Dragon to the International Space Station had been scrubbed due to inclement weather, I somewhat disappointedly shut my laptop and shuffled off to bed.

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#SixWeekSpec Week 2 - Girl, please!

This week had me questioning my woman card.

I’m having sexist problems. And feminist problems. And morality issues.

I need my badass female protag to suffer. 317 more words


'Firefly' recap: Objects in space are more dangerous than they appear

Editors’ Note: Firefly fans rejoice! The Joss Whedon show was only with us for a year, but it lives on in The EW Community. Check Brandi McCormick’s previous posts for all 14 episodes of Nathan Fillion goodness as she recapped the series from the very beginning. 1,585 more words