This The Expanse article accommodates spoilers.
Because the coalition forces put together to storm the ring station in The Expanse collection finale, the Rocinante crew is operating by way of its techniques examine, and voices are heard within the background signaling their readiness. “Thrace prepared!” we hear, and our ears perk up. How uncommon to share the title of one of the badass house dogfighters ever, Kara “Starbuck” Thrace of Battlestar Galactica. When that’s adopted by “Ripley prepared!” all doubt is eliminated. Naming one more well-known spacefarer, Ellen Ripley of Alien, can’t be a coincidence.
Fortuitously, followers of Easter eggs like this are supplied with a fast glimpse of the roster on Naomi’s display screen, and it’s full of the nice heroes of house science fiction in motion pictures and tv. It’s becoming that, as The Expanse makes its remaining bow, the “Nice Hunt” of sci-fi tradition seems to help within the battle to finish all battles. It’s simple, actually, to identify the remainder of Ripley’s crew from Aliens: Hudson, Hicks, and Vasquez. So who else is among the many assault crew?
Becoming a member of Bobbie Draper and Amos Burton on Alpha crew are the likes of Gial Ackbar of Return of the Jedi and Duncan Idaho of Dune. They’ve additionally bought two online game characters on their roster: Edward Buck, the gunnery sergeant from Halo, and Commander Shepard of Mass Effect. Rounding out the record are Douglas Quaid of Total Recall, Alex Rogan of The Last Strarfighter, David Bowman of 2001: A Space Odyssey, and for some motive the fictional actor who portrays Commander Taggart in Galaxy Quest, Jason Nesmith, fairly than Taggart himself. Go determine!
Source: Den of Geek