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It's the start of the war between the Systems Commonwealth and the Nietzschean fleets. Captain Dylan Hunt and his ship the Andromeda Ascendant try to flee the first Nietzschean attack to warn the Commonwealth. In his attempt to escape, the Andromeda and Captain Hunt are caught in the event horizon of a black hole and frozen in time for 300 years.
The crew of the Eureka Maru with Captain Beka Valentine try to salvage the Andromeda to sell for a Nightsider's ransom. After the Andromeda is pulled free, Hunt is unfrozen and forced to defend his ship against the salvagers and the Nietzschean mercenaries lead by Tyr Anasazi.Read More
Trance gets Beka and Dylan to medbay, while Rev goes to see a man about his god and Tyr and Harper are injected with Magog eggs and tied up. Dylan and the Andromeda avatar go down to get Tyr and Harper, leaving Beka behind with orders to use a nova bomb to detonate the "bound" planets' sun in three hours. Meanwhile Rev meets with Bloodmist, and begins to give into his bestial nature. The two of them confront the Magog "god", which seems to convince Rev to kill his friends. Bloodmist takes him to Tyr and Harper, but its a trick and Rev kills Bloodmist. Dylan and Andromeda are overwhelmed when Beka launches the nova bomb, but the Magog "god" manages to absorb all the energy. The distraction gives them time to free Tyr and Harper and get out of there. Trance manages to remove Tyr's spider eggs, but the procedure would kill Harper. He has to take medication to keep them in check, but the medicine won't work forever. Meanwhile, they've figured out that the Magog travelling "bound planets" wRead More
After discovering Tyr has hidden the remains of Drago Musevini on board the Andromeda, Dylan questions Tyr's loyalty. Beka and a Nietzchean both race to repair their ships before the other destroys them, and Harper is left in command of the Andromeda, and must decide whether or not to protect a convoy and risk losing the Andromeda.Read More
The crew watches Rev Bem's fairwell message, not sure whether or not to pursue him, or let him leave. Dylan says that they should respect Rev's decision to leave, but Harper snaps at Dylan and storms out. He is upset because Rev had promised to remove the Magog larvae from his gut. He writhes in pain, but when he tries to take his medication, it has no effect, as the larvae have grown immune to it, as Trance and Rev had warned him they would. Soon after, Harper enlists in Chief Technical Director Hohne's help, as well as the other Persieds. Harper plans to build a machine that will fold space to remove the eggs, but it's affecting time, as well.Read More
Resuming from the previous season, the Andromeda is on the edge of a dimensional portal searching for Beka and Tyr. In an attempt to save them, Harper has constructed a device to reopen the portal. Using this Dylan enters the portal in the Maru.
As he returns to Andromeda without his missing crew members, they appear on the ship. With no explanation to where they have been, they both attempt to get the ship away from the dimensional rift. Beka and Tyr seem to be acting very strangely and Harper discovers that there is a signal coming from the portal that is controlling Beka and Tyr.
As Beka tries to get the Andromeda to enter the portal and kidnaps Trance, Tyr kidnaps Rommie and then erases the ships core AI. Trance frees herself from Beka's restrains and fights her on the deck of the Maru.Tyr and Dylan then get into a fight while the Andromeda is slowly moving towards the rift.
Harper manages to close the rift just as Tyr is about to kill Dylan. This severs the connections and Tyr andRead More
As Dylan, Rommie, Tyr and Harper flee from the Ogami, they encounter a ship sent from Earth to explore space over 3000 years ago. As the ship is a giant engine, it travels so fast that the crew never age. As the Maru has no slipstream engine, Dylan is faced with a decision that could change the future of the commonwealth. Can the Andromeda come to the rescue?Read More
After rescuing some people from a storm, a 'maggot' is brought onto Andromeda. This maggot chews through the systems and activations an old hologram of a crew member. This member had sealed himself in one of the hidden decks before the event horizon and had some through it. Believing that Dylan has betrayed the Commonwealth, an avatar and android of the crew man takes over the ship to bring Dylan to justice...Read More
Tyr receives a communication from a human on an abandoned planet and leaves to meet her. As he does, a mad scientist boards the Andromeda using dark matter ninjas. After beating them, the man introduces himself. He loves the woman Tyr is with and wants to kill her, if he cant have her, nobody can. After saving her, he forgives her and lets her live.
The episode ends with Tyr revealing that she is actually a Neitzian, the last female from Codiac, Tyrs pride. He says that he wants them to start a new Codiac pride but she refuses and Tyr leaves.Read More
The episode opens with Beka, dead on the floor of Command. She has a hole in her chest. Harper's body is propped against a machine, being electrocuted. Tyr lies on the floor of a deck, also dead. Dylan is leaning against some bars, bleeding. In Slipstream Control, Rommie is picked up by a large stranger in black armor, and thrown down to the Core. The stranger activates an overload, and the Andromeda splits in two, then explodes. Trance, in a mysterious blue space, watches in horror. She is with one of her Bonzai trees. ""Okay, that did not work."" she says, ""Let's try again.""Read More
When Dylan is invited to the launch of the first Commonwealth ship made in 307 years, you can tell something will go wrong. As the ship explodes sabotage is suspected. As Dylan and the crew try to find the culprit, they encounter many different suspects while being attacked a violent pride. Can Dylan find the culprit before the Maru is next?Read More
When an old flame of Beka's is arrested on a planet where only the truth is told, its up to the Andromeda and her crew to save the day. After repeatedly lying, Beka gets no-where so she breaks the suspect out in flees to the Andromeda. As the story unravels, it seems that all is not as it seems.....Read More
As the Andromeda responds to a distress call from a planet on the brink of destruction, the crew intercept a transmission from a ship returning to the surface. After seeing the message from Rev Bem the crew loads up to save him from the planet. As Rev is following the path of the Divine flashbacks occur of the Andromeda crew to help him on his way.Read More
When the Andromeda responds to a request to destroy atmosphere generators on Samsarra, they encounter a battle group of Pyrians and stand off until the Commonwealth fleet arrives. in a revelation from Trance, Dylan finds out that Trances people believe the Pyrian fleet stronger and better equipped to handle the forthcoming war. With this information, she tells Dylan to pull out and let the Pyrians win so that they can take on the Magog World Ship instead of the renewed Commonwealth.
Dylan sees that the only way to stop them is to destroy the planet that he is trying so hard to save....Read More
After receiving a message from an unknown planet 3 days in Slipstream away, the crew of the Andromeda take it upon themselves to save the people. The strange thing is that the message is a woman and it is going directly into Dylans head and no-one else can hear it.
As they enter the ice moon of one of the planets, they come upon the Vault of the Heavens. A large palace made of ice. in discovering this the comm is cut and on Dylan's orders, Try destroys an energy cloud above the planet. After discovering that the aliens mean no harm, Dylan finds out that they need the cloud, or the entire species will die!
Will they be able to return the cloud before the time runs out?Read More
When the crew prepares for the launch of The Resolution of Hector, they soon discover that Rommie has had a change of mind and is now working against the crew. Knowing that this is not normal, Dylan sets out to reclaim the ship, and find out what is controlling his friend.Read More
When the Andromeda is attacked by the Dragons to receive the bones of Drago Mussevni something seems array. Dylan then discovers that Tyr has united all of the Neitzian people under his son, the genetic reincarnation of Drago Mussevni. Will Tyr make the right decision and help the crew of the Andromeda or lead his new people into battle?Read More
The Collectors have been using a drug to modify people's behavior, discovering their fears in efforts to control or break them. This is their solution for dealing with Dylan. Led by a message from Rev Bem, claiming to have a weapon that can defeat the oncoming darkness, Dylan lands on a drug-trafficking planet and is soon taken captive by the Collectors.Read More
After being repeatedly attacked by bounty hunters after several evasive slipstream jumps, Dylan determines that there must be a mole on board. After analyzing data recordings, he discovers that Beka has been infected by The Abyss and has unknowingly been giving away Andromeda's position. Dylan and the crew have to come up with a way to rid Beka of The Abyss -- without killing her.Read More
While on a mission on the Maru, Dylan, Rhade and Harper (and the Maru) are captured by the Templars. The Patriarch of the Templars presses Harper to help him build a bridge -- a time bridge to 210 years in the future. However, sometimes even the future is unpredictable. Meanwhile, Beka, Trance and Rommie chase down smuggler ships.Read More
Rommie's emotions cause one of Harpers fail-safes to cut in, cutting her off from her core AI and shutting down all the ships systems. This creates problems, especially when a satellite ship from the Magog world ship could come out of slipstream at any moment!Read More
The Andromeda encounters the Arkology, a society that they believe is the closest to perfection humanity will ever achieve. But the Magog are close, and Dylan and the crew must convince the utopia that peace is not the answer. Conflict arises in the core crew when the leaders of Arkology do not wish to leave. Dylan wants to defend them, and Beka warns him that she's not going to stay and die defending an idea of peace.Read More
Beka decides to leave the crew to fight for themselves, but after all of the promises that everyone will be reunited, Trance tells them that they will never be as they are again. When the Magog Worldship finally re-encounters the Andromeda after two years, Rommie and Harper race to take the Arkology to slipstream, Rhade must teach the inhabitants to defend themselves, and Dylan and Trance fight off the invading Magog. But as the Andromeda becomes covered in swarmships, Trance tells Dylan that he--and only he--may escape this alive.Read More
When a valuable painting gets stolen after Beka, Rhade, and everyone else in the bar inhales a mysterious mist, Dylan jumps at the opportunity to win the reward for reclaiming it so the Andromeda can be repaired. After tracing the nanobots in the mist, they encounter Harper who is accompanied by a beautiful woman named Doyle. But Harper is caught up in the plans of Marika, who wants him to genetically engineer Vedrans, as well as to take over the Seefra system.Read More