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'''The Crossing''' is an American [[science fiction]] drama series featuring [[cyberpunk]] elements that was created by Jay Beattie & Dan Dworkin
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'''The Crossing''' is an American [[science fiction]] drama series featuring [[cyberpunk]] elements that was created by Jay Beattie and Dan Dworkin.
  
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
  
In the present day, a group of people wash up on a beach on the Western coast of the USA. But these are not merely people who have been involved in an accident at sea, but really people from the future who are seeking refuge in a prior time, a time when people were more free.
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In the present day, a group of people wash up on a beach on the West coast of the United States. These are not merely people who have been involved in an accident at sea, but people from the future who are seeking refuge in a prior time—a time when people were more free.
  
 
==Transhumanist Themes==
 
==Transhumanist Themes==
  
The main element of transhumanism in The Crossing comes in the form of "Apex" which is some kind of gene therapy, or mutation, that causes those people to have heightened abilities, or be "superhuman" if you will. With one of the main characters possesing super strength, speed and eyesight among other traits.
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The main element of transhumanism in ''The Crossing'' comes in the form of "Apex," a kind of gene therapy or mutation that causes those people to have heightened abilities, or to be "superhuman," if you will. One of the main characters possesses super strength, speed and eyesight, among other traits.
  
Time travel is also a major component of the story-line.
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Time travel is a major component of the storyline.
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
  
*{{wikipedia|The Crossing (TV series)}}
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* {{wikipedia|The Crossing (TV series)}}
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 03:56, 14 June 2019

The Crossing Trailer

The Crossing is an American science fiction drama series featuring cyberpunk elements that was created by Jay Beattie and Dan Dworkin.

Plot

In the present day, a group of people wash up on a beach on the West coast of the United States. These are not merely people who have been involved in an accident at sea, but people from the future who are seeking refuge in a prior time—a time when people were more free.

Transhumanist Themes

The main element of transhumanism in The Crossing comes in the form of "Apex," a kind of gene therapy or mutation that causes those people to have heightened abilities, or to be "superhuman," if you will. One of the main characters possesses super strength, speed and eyesight, among other traits.

Time travel is a major component of the storyline.

External Links

References