I’ve been toting this series since I began reading Leviathan Wakes last year. It’s darn good. James S.A. Corey’s work on the Expanse series is truly epic literature, and a strong piece of Science Fiction in general. It’s been toted as Game of Thrones in space, and after reading it I know why (what with the protomolecule and all). And since Syfy picked up the title for a straight to series, 10 episode run, I’ve been holding my breath. But I need hold it no longer – the trailer looks excellent.
Right off the bat, it looks like this might be more a trailer for the first half of the season. I’m actually expecting most of this footage to be found in the pilot itself. Much of it seems to deal with the interplanetary political environment that’s been set up in the books. But there’s so much more to look forward to.
For those interested in this series, but want to test the waters now, read the books. The Expanse is one of my favorite series, and if it’s done right, this’ll be the next big Game of Thrones-type show (minus the fantasy and multiply the sci-fi).