Friday, April 4, 2014

D is for 'Defiance' (and Dogs)

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Defiance is a futuristic SyFy series, with accompanying video game. The Season 2 premiere will be June 19 at 8 p.m. this year. It takes place in 2046, at a time when aliens known as Votans have visited Earth after their own planet was destroyed. There was already a lot of tension between the two races when one of the Votan spaceships exploded, creating an event known as "Arkfall." Terraforming technology was released from the ships, completely transforming Earth, and creating new species of transformed creatures. Some of old Earth still resides under parts of the terraformed surface.

I would never have thought to write about this show until Yahoo TV asked if I'd like to write weekly about an exclusive video they'd be posting the week before the next episode. I had a very short amount of time to write each article, and had access to the first four minutes of each episode before others got to see it. Because of the quick turnaround, I got a healthy payment for each one. I even got to write up an article for the tweet chat they did with the star of the show, Grant Bowler!

Fortunately, I really enjoy the show because it's full-on sci-fi, with plenty of action, aliens, and lots of freakish, out-there, weird stuff... which means it's awesome!
"D" is also for dogs! I have a gorgeous Standard Poodle named Lulu, and my brother just got a new Lab. This is a gif of their first meeting... it's going to take awhile for Lulu to get used to him.

#Dunno:
Last year's "D" was "#Deliberately #Dancing #Ducks":


15 comments:

  1. I've seen a couple episodes of Defiance. I can only say that I got busy with other things and haven't gotten back to it. I have some catching up to do!

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  2. I'm watching season one right now on DVD. It is actually a really good show. Love the picture of the "boat" at the end.

    Brandon Ax: Writer's Storm

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    1. Coolio! I agree on the boat. Sometimes I come across the coolest tweets, and it's so random. Thanks for commenting! :)

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  3. I wanted to watch Defiance but was never able to. I'll see if I can watch some of the old episodes. :)

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    1. Yeah, they're pretty cool. Thanks for the comment! :)

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  4. Another good show, my wife can't stand it but she's not big on SciFi either so it's her loss.

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    1. Yeah, most of my friends aren't sci-fi fans... like most of America. It's unfortunate... they don't know what they're missing! :) Thanks!

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  5. Hi, I love SciFi and I adopted my dog ...your post was a great one for me! stopping by #a2zchallenge. I went with D for Daring to Dream and E for Egret my fave Birds ... swing by if you get a chance http://4covert2overt.blogspot.com/

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    1. Love your blog too, and thanks for stopping by!

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  6. This is also my kind of show! #a2zchallenge

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  7. Aw how cute the two of them together and their first meet. Always entertaining to see older pups (and cats) meeting the babes.

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    1. Yep! It was cute for a few hours, and now I'm reallllly glad the puppy is back at home, and happy with his dad, haha! Thanks for stopping by! :)

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  8. Wow! Kisten, what a nice gig to land for pay and awesome you get to see the first bit of the new episodes. That's great! I've never heard of this show, but I don't watch much TV.

    Sunni

    http://sunni-survivinglife.blogspot.com/

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