The Expanse, set two hundred years in the future, follows the case of a missing young woman that brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship’s captain together in a race across the solar system that will expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
The Expanse Season 2 Episode 7
The seventh episode, The Seventh Man, of the second season highlights the preparations for the Earth/Mars peace conference leading to the tightening tension on Erringwright. This episode follows the sixth episode, named The Paradigm Shift, where Earth and Mars search for answers in the aftermath of the asteroid collision, where 137 years ago, back when Mars was just a colony under UN control, an engineer named Solomon Epstein was tinkering with the jalopy of a space ship that he owned.
The Expanse Season 2 Episode 7 “The Seventh Man” Air Date: 8th March 2017
Initially just trying to marginally improve fuel efficiency, Epstein hits the drive button and immediately begins traveling far faster than he ever imagined. Back in the present, the UN Security Council is grappling with what Eros has done. Colonel Janus thinks it was a test of a new Martian fuel drive, a notion that Avasarala scoffs at. Janus plans to send a team to Venus to investigate. Naomi gives Drummer a hand in disabling the countermeasures on the pilfered nukes. They bond some more over being Belters.
On the shared US/MCR station of Ganymede, Bobbi Draper and her marines patrol the border zone. Suddenly, gunfire started. Everyone in Draper’s unit gets gunned down, as does her commanding officer. Draper’s the only one left to see the approach of the attacking figures, and they look alien. The seventh episode looks quite thrilling and fans are looking forward to see as to what happens next.
The Expanse is financed and produced by Alcon Television Group (ATG), a division of Alcon Entertainment. Alcon co-founders and co-CEOs Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson serve as executive producers and Ben Cook serves as a producer.