The Expanse - S03E07- Delta-V - 05/23/2018

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  1. smbaker

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    They're the authors, they can make up anything they want. They could have inertia dampened by invisible flying turtles if they wanted to. That's just stating the obvious, isn't it?

    I'm sorry if I thought you might want to take the discussion further, as to whether or not the authors might have further developed the concept, and what it might be. Part of the fun of discussing these shows is speculation.
     
  2. ej42137

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    Man, your REALLY didn't read my post. That was what I wrote in my first reply here.
     
  3. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

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    In the books, do they skip/gloss over Earth and Mars having a treaty/truce like the show does? Are there any sort of reparations or concessions between the two sides or do both side just say stop fighting and call it even/good?

    How about Sorrento-Gillis stepping down and Errinwright being put on trial for treason?

    Do the books cover the 2 million dead on Earth from the nuke that got thru?

    How about the ships that took sides in the Souther vs. Nguyen battle?
     
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  4. Tony_T

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    Or visible ones:

     
  5. Saturn_V

    Saturn_V Now with flavor!

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    Everything you've mentioned was altered from the original novel (Caliban's War) It simply did not happen.

    Hard to explain unless you've read the books. The Expanse novels are told through character POV. (Leviathan Wakes, is told exclusively through Hoden and Miller POV only) So you don't get a sense of the larger picture until they do exposition dumps. It's what the TV show does far better than the novels- finishing the world-building and telling the larger story.
     
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  6. dcheesi

    dcheesi ...I'm not.

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    It's also worth noting that the TV seasons don't always start & end at the same place as the books. And usually each new book starts with the implicit assumption that some time has passed since the end of the last one. So some big picture things that are naturally assumed to have been resolved "off-screen" between books seem like loose ends when moving to the next story in mid-season.
     
  7. ej42137

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    How absurd. Everyone knows that turtles flying through space always carry a large disk of a planet on their backs!
     
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  8. dcheesi

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    You forgot the elephants in between ;)
     
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  9. Tony_T

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    …or Dax ;)

     
  10. thewebgal

    thewebgal MacAphile AV geek

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    Kinda - recommend you read the books!
    Honestly - even with a series renewal via Amazon, I don't think everything will get 'filmed" ...
    Even tho I read them all to date a year back, its still fun watching it unspool week by week, and seeing what decisions are made for the TV presentation of the stories.
     

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