Most of us lucky enough to have played in a kickass RPG campaign have dreamed of bringing our adventures to the page or the screen–and now we know that it can be done. The Expanse, currently running on Syfy, is based on a series of books with a storied RPG history. Paul schools Mary and Rob on that very engaging history as we explore our fascination and frustration with the show.
- This deep article from Barnes and Noble lays out the history of the franchise at great length.
- Author page on The Expanse wiki.
- Nifty Wired article on the authors’ distancing themselves from George R. R. Martin.
- Watch online (first few episodes only)
- “The Damon Lindelof Intervention” by Film Critic Hulk, the ALL-CAPS essay we refer to.