Spoilers Nightflyers - SYFY's version of GRRM's novella

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Q2UnME, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. Q2UnME

    Q2UnME Commodore Commodore

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    Surprisingly, after some searching on this board, I couldn't find a thread on this show.

    Nightflyers, based on the novella of the same name from George R.R. Martin, is currently showing on SYFY in the USofA. Now, I'll admit I've not started to watch the series yet, It's piling up on my DVR for some serious binge watching this weekend. According to SYFY's website the series is

    "Set in the year 2093, Nightflyers is a psychological thriller that follows a team of scientists aboard the Nightflyer, the most advanced ship ever built, as they embark on a journey to find other life forms. Their mission takes them to the edge of the solar system, and to the edge of insanity, as they realize true horror isn’t waiting for them in outer space—it’s already on their ship."

    Anyone watching? Thoughts? Discuss.....

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  2. Q2UnME

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    Nuts ... Could a Mod please fix the thread tile by removing the brackets and text for italics code? Thought it would work, but I guess it doesn't. Looks bad....

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  3. Starbreaker

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    I think we're going to watch an episode or two tonight. I love this kind of stuff but I haven't heard anything positive about Nightflyers yet and I haven't read the sirens material either.
     
  4. Velocity

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    The Nightflyer is supposedly trying to find certain aliens to help them save the dying Earth. But of course it isn't that simple. Is the telepath responsible for the creepy things happening in the Nightflyer? And that mechanical/maniacal spider! I've watched 2 episodes so far. It's a little gorier than I expected but I'm intrigued enough to watch another ep.
     
  5. Q2UnME

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    I’m now 5 episodes in and without getting spoilery, things are not as they initially appear. Curious blend of horror and sci-fi elements. It’s interesting, but not really my cup of tea. Not a big horror fan. Debating if I’m gonna finish the series. The sci-fi underpinnings is very interesting, but the ‘Shining’ isn’t really doing it for me.

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  6. Matthew Raymond

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    @Q2UnME, you might find episode 6 a bit...draining. ;)