Fusing Western With Space-Opera

Serenity

While Joss Whedon was already a house-hold name (sort of) with Buffy and Angel, he became the god all the geeks pray to only after Firefly debuted. It was a bold move proposing such a concept, even if it must have been forced (as the writer/director said, he was supposed to come up with a […]

Firefly Fans, You Might Have Missed These

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It has been an eternity since the rowdy and cunning Captain Reynolds and his crew last soared throughout space. Whenever you look around, “Browncoats” are still turning out in hordes during various events, like “Can’t Stop the Serenity.” If you belong to the group or just a newcomer into this wonderful world, there might be […]

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 […]