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It’s been a fun 13 weeks, but the second season of The Expanse has finally drawn to a close.

Did it feel like a satisfying conclusion to you? Readers of the books will note we’re still not quite at the end of Caliban’s War, so there’s plenty more to come from the protomolecule and the crew of the Rocinante.
We got neither the cliffhanger nor the reveal of what the protomolecule has been doing, both of which will presumably show up in season three. While I got over my canon shock about the differences between the books and the tv version some time ago, I think the different pacing of the stories between mediums continues to trip me up.

At times it feels like we’re rushing through the chain of events at a gallop, and yet we’re still not at the end of book two yet.
The show remains compelling, so I’m not complaining on those grounds, but I do hope the powers that be at Syfy will stick with it long enough for us to get us as far as Babylon’s Ashes or Persepolis Rising.

That was a topic of conversation when Tech Culture Editor Annalee Newitz joined me on the podcast this week.

And apologies that it’s a little late.
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