Finding Serenity: Anti-heroes, Lost Shepherds and Space Hookers in Joss Whedon's Firefly

~edited by Jane Espenson

Finding Serenity is a collection of twenty essays, a glossary of Chinese used on the Firefly television series, and an introduction by the editor Jane Espenson, who wrote the episode "Shindig" for the series. Most of the essays, which cover a wide variety of topics, are quite humorous and all of them are interesting, especially if one is familiar with Firefly.

Essays include: The Reward, the Details, the Devils, the Due; The Heirs of Sawney Beane; Asian Objects in Space; The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Firefly; Who Killed Firefly?; "The Train Job" Didn't Do the Job; Serenity and Bobby McGee; Firefly vs. The Tick; We're All Just Floating in Space; More Than a Marriage of Convenience; "Thanks for the reenactment, sir"; Whores and Goddesses; The Captain May Wear Tight Pants, but It's the Girls Who Make Serenity Soar; I Want Your Sex; Just Shove Him in the Engine, or The Role of Chivalry in Joss Whedon's Firefly; Mirror/Mirror: A Parody; Star Truck; Chinese Words in the 'Verse; Listening to Firefly; Kaylee Speaks: Jewel Saite on Firefly; Unofficial Glossary of Firefly Chinese.

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