Babylon 5


Incase you're not familiar with this excellent science fiction television series I shall try (and fail) to define it in a sentence.

Babylon 5 is an epic story, bearing a closer resemblance to novels like Lord of the Rings and Dune than to its TV stablemate Star Trek.

It was several weeks before I started to appreciate Babylon 5 for what it is, rather than judging it by the preconceptions that the Star Trek universe had set up in my mind. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy Star Trek, particuarly the old series and Voyager, but Babylon 5 is attempting something that is closer to my heart, and should appeal to people who love to see a story unfold before them.

There is an excellent UK newsgroup dedicated to Babylon 5 called:

uk.media.tv.sf.babylon5

In addition try these Babylon 5 sites.

Incase you haven't seen Babylon 5 I've included a couple of images to give an impression, below.

Ambassador G'kar Babylon 4


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