The Expanse is an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on the series of novels of the same name by James S.A. Corey.
The series is set in a future where humanity has colonised the Solar System. It follows a disparate band of antiheroes – United Nations Security Council member Chrisjen Avasarala (Shohreh Aghdashloo), police detective Josephus Miller (Thomas Jane), ship’s officer James Holden (Steven Strait) and his crew – as they unwittingly unravel and place themselves at the centre of a conspiracy which threatens the system’s fragile state of Cold War.
The Thomas Prince enters the Ring. Anna and others on board theorize the Ring is trying to isolate potential threats. Anna’s friend Tilly recognises Melba as Clarissa Mao and confronts her. Clarissa attacks Tilly to avoid being revealed. The Investigator admits he is just a construct in Holden’s brain attempting to fulfill the protomolecule’s mission of discovering what happened to an ancient civilisation. As Holden goes towards the station at the center of the pocket dimension he touches a circuit, revealing Miller’s last thoughts to get Holden to comply. Believing Holden to be insane, a Martian team including Bobbie follow him. They fire at Holden but the bullets are stopped in mid-air and a Martian lieutenant is disassembled and absorbed by the station when he throws a grenade. The station forces every ship to slow down further, interrupting Clarissa’s attack on Tilly. Holden touches the circuit and is shown visions from the protomolecule’s point of view. He is shown previous events in reverse before witnessing events in the distant past, planets exploding and a connection to farther away in space, and finally loses consciousness.
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Production & Filming Details
- Director(s): David Grossman.
- Writer(s): Georgia Lee.
- Release Date: 13 June 2018.
- Running Time: 42-53 minutes (per episode).
- Rating: TV-14/15.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.