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6 days ago @ Mark Watches - Mark Watches 'Babylon ... · 0 replies · +4 points

I remember when this came out. Sci Fi was *so* desperate for it to succeed - they had advertising everywhere they could afford it to be (this was to some extent when they were learning they'd need wrestling *and* bad movies to help pay the bills) even to the point of looking for volunteers to have advertising for the show attached to their cars (they didn't want me - Ann Arbor isn't a big enough market)
I was excited to see new content for the B 5 universe, so I sat down and watched...
...
I could see what they were trying to do, and I thought there were places for it to go, the VR combat/piloting system was an interesting gimmick, but there weren't enough compelling elements there to get me started.
Apparently, I wasn't the only one who thought so.

1 week ago @ Mark Watches - Mark Watches 'Babylon ... · 0 replies · +9 points

I figured they were confused since Sheridan had died once already.

1 week ago @ Mark Watches - Mark Watches 'Babylon ... · 0 replies · +2 points

Every damn time...

1 week ago @ Mark Watches - Mark Watches 'Babylon ... · 0 replies · +3 points

Old and cranky, eh? Sounds like me...
[youtube f7WSOvp4HWY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7WSOvp4HWY youtube]

1 week ago @ Mark Watches - Mark Watches 'Babylon ... · 2 replies · +2 points

That may take some time - I am putting together a B5 vid based on the bit I quoted above - I have one bit on youTube, but for some reason, my own attempts to embed video here are met with mocking error messages from InDeb.

1 week ago @ Mark Watches - Mark Watches 'Babylon ... · 4 replies · +3 points

I thought that as well! - Not quite up for more tears - "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story" is quite sufficient for that.

1 week ago @ Mark Watches - Mark Watches 'Babylon ... · 0 replies · +11 points

Here I am at work, with my box of tissues, hoping no one will notice during the last hour of the day just how many of them I needed to use...
Just the review got me going...

1 week ago @ Mark Watches - Mark Watches 'Babylon ... · 0 replies · +9 points

It is here that I find myself wishing for a time machine. Of all the epic changes (with equally epic and/or horrific consequences) I could contemplate, this is the thing I find myself saying "this is the thing I would change."

1 week ago @ Mark Watches - Mark Watches 'Babylon ... · 6 replies · +11 points

As Sheridan and Delenn sit to watch the sunrise for the first/last time together, I am reminded of Hamilton.

Like the scripture says:
“Everyone shall sit under their own vine and fig tree
And no one shall make them afraid.” (Afraid)
They'll be safe in the nation we've made (In the nation we've made)
Mmmm I want to sit under my own vine and fig tree
A moment alone in the shade (In the shade)
At home in this nation we've made
One last time (One last time)
One last time (One last time)
For the nation we've loved and we've made
Say oh, oh, oh, (Ohhh)
We're gonna teach them how to say goodbye (Yeah)
Teach them (Teach them) how (One last time)
Oooh, one last time....

1 week ago @ Mark Watches - Mark Watches 'Babylon ... · 0 replies · +7 points

What made Lennier work for me in this section was the fact that all he had to do was walk away, to do nothing.... and that he could only allow himself to do it for about 2 minutes.
Of course by then then, the damage was done, the mirror held high and he didn't like what he saw in it.
How could he face them when he could not face himself.