FIREFLY: Reunion is
actually three one-hour episodes, entitled "Reunion", "Journey to
Ariel", and "The Search for Wash" so as to comprise a 3-hour
mini-series. All three episodes can be viewed via pdf files by clicking the links below.
FIREFLY: REUNION (episode one of a three hour TV mini-series)
GENRE: Sci-fi / Western
A down-and-out ship captain learns his friend and pilot - long thought
dead - is alive and about to be the subject of cruel experimentation;
now he must reassemble his rag-tag crew and embark
on a perilous mission to rescue him.
SETTING: 500 years in the future in a solar system far from ours, terraformed for human existence.
It's been 8 years since the broadcast of the Miranda video. Malcolm
Reynolds and his crew were branded as fugitives from Alliance law and
retreated to the Outer Rim, but have since disbanded. However, a ghost
from the past brings news that their beloved pilot, long thought dead,
was retrieved from Serenity - barely alive - and taken back to Ariel to
be a guinea pig for Alliance experiments using a mutated derivative of
the Pax compound.
Now Mal and his crew must set aside their differences
and reassemble on a perilous mission to rescue Wash. Along the way, they will meet
familiar faces from the past, both helpful and hostile, plus face new
Mal must first reconnect with Zoe, Wash's husband.
Zoe has a daughter by him that Wash has never met. Then comes the
arduous task of getting Serenity back from a
known adversary. Once that is accomplished (and Jayne rejoins the crew),
Mal and company set out for Zephyr to rendezvous with the rest of their
crew. From there, it's on to Ariel to try to infiltrate St. Lucy's
But human testing of the new serum has already begun. Can Mal and crew arrive in time to save their beloved pilot?
FIREFLY: Journey to Ariel (episode two of a three hour TV mini-series)
A captain and his crew must infiltrate a heavily fortified medical
facility to rescue their beloved pilot before he becomes a guinea pig
for a deadly serum.
reassembled his crew and retrieved his ship, Mal and company hatch a
plan to rescue Wash. It goes awry when Inara and her group are captured
trying to retrieve uniforms and badges and are held on the facility to
be interrogated and tortured. But help comes from an unlikely source and
Mal, Simon, and Patience give themselves up to gain
access to the facility. Jayne, Zoe, and River sneak in later with
uniforms scavenged from a group of guards they took hostage. They all
find their way eventually to the restricted access wing but Patience is
wounded in a firefight. Mal and crew finally find a way past the door,
only to be double-crossed by one of their own.
With heavily-armed soldiers bearing down on them, can they survive long enough to find Wash?
FIREFLY: The Search for Wash (episode three of a 3-hour mini-series)
Having discovered their long lost pilot, a captain and his crew must
now fine a way to escape his captors and make their way safely back
home, where the pilot can finally be united with the daughter he's never
SYNOPSIS: Mal and crew make
their way to the pod room, only to find Wash gone. He is finally located
in a operating room, about to be injected with the serum. Mal and Zoe
insist that the doctors go ahead with the experiment, knowing it's the
only way to bring Wash back.
Meanwhile, Simon tries to save
Patience but is unsuccessful. River, who had grown very close to her, is
devastated. As a new wave of soldiers arrive with orders to shoot to
kill, a vengeful River uses her superior marksmanship and agility to
wipe out the entire legion, save for one, who was an informant for the
Under Simon's supervision, the doctors are able to
resuscitate Wash but he has yet to regain consciousness. They airlift
him up to the ship and escape the Alliance vessels giving chase with a
clever ruse using another ship as a decoy.
A frustrated Simon has
done all he can for Wash, who is still unconscious. It's up to River
once more to save the day. Using her enhanced mental abilities, she
"finds" Wash's soul and helps him traverse that final leg in his journey
back. Zoe, of course, is thrilled, as are the rest of the crew. Wash's
strength returns slowly and, by the time they reach Zoe's home moon,
Wash is ready to meet his daughter.
Now that the reunion is complete, will Simon and Kaylee finally tie the knot? And what of Mal and Inara?