Killjoys S2: Messed Up Father Figures, Brainwashed Soldiers, and the Struggle for Independence

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Synopsis: Dutch and John are trying to put their team back together, rescuing D’avin from the clutches of a mysterious experiment. Meanwhile, Dutch’s old mentor–the man who trained her as an assassin–is making things complicated, acting on some mysterious agenda. The stakes are high, with Dutch’s past coming for her, and their friends becoming embroiled in the surrounding politics. The team is only just getting past one major personal hurdle thrown between them. And yet, conflicting priorities rise to threaten their partnership–and their friendship. Continue reading “Killjoys S2: Messed Up Father Figures, Brainwashed Soldiers, and the Struggle for Independence”

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The Magicians, and the Desperation of Wanting Some Unknown Something Out of Life

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Genre: Urban Fantasy

Synopsis: Quentin’s not living the life he wants, and something about the fictional world in a particular fantasy series has captivated him all his life. Meanwhile, his best friend Julia is ready to get on with life, in a graduate program at Yale. Then both of them mysteriously find themselves in another University, taking an admission exam that tests their magic. Quentin passes, and Julia fails. Continue reading “The Magicians, and the Desperation of Wanting Some Unknown Something Out of Life”

Killjoys, and Actually Progressing the Plot (TV still does that?)

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Synopsis: Dutch and John are bounty hunters. But as much as they’d like to get back to business as usual, John’s brother getting a kill order put on him involves them in his problems, and Dutch’s mysterious past is starting to catch up to her. The powder-keg political situation back home isn’t particularly promising, either. It’s only a matter of time before all of these things come to a head. Continue reading “Killjoys, and Actually Progressing the Plot (TV still does that?)”

Syfy’s New Shows: Killjoys and Dark Matter

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Synopsis: Dutch and John are bounty hunters. But as much as they’d like to get back to business as usual, John’s brother getting a kill order put on him involves them in his problems, and Dutch’s mysterious past is starting to catch up to her. The powder-keg political situation back home isn’t particularly promising, either. So the team’s probably going to have to tackle some unusual, and personal, circumstances in the near future. Continue reading “Syfy’s New Shows: Killjoys and Dark Matter”