The Saddest Moment of Firefly – Mr. Whedon, You’re a Genius

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Episode 13, Heart of Gold; Petaline is about to have a baby, a dominating, above-the-law, male-chauvinist named Rance is about to take the baby, and the crew of Firefly are setting up to save the baby and the day. Petaline and her peers live with their House Mother, Nandi on a large land plot outside […]

Firefly: Damsel in Distress

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Joss Whedon created a show that everyone who watches it connects to somehow. One basic literary necessity is the ‘damsel in distress’. All stories have some form of damsel in distress.  The story of a ship called Serenity is no exception.  However, Joss Whedon’s brilliance is in how these damsels, this distress, is portrayed.  And though […]

Who is Shepard Book?

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Have you ever wanted to go back into a situation and be a fly on the wall?  See what was happening on the other guy’s end of the story? I have. Like all of you, I ask myself, “Who is Shepard Book?” What do we know?   Shepard Book: Was a priest for a long […]

We’ve Done the Impossible. That Makes Us Mighty.

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Have you ever thought about what it could be that keeps the media from bringing Firefly back? I do.  Here’s what I think. In the ‘verse of Serenity, the generic ism’s of our current world have been put by the wayside. However in current time that is not the case. True that many of us […]