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In the near future, during a war with a race of invading aliens called the Votan, alien terra-forming technology is accidentally unleashed on Earth, creating a new planet dangerous to both humans and the aliens. where they eventually realize that they must learn to live together to survive.

The show launched simultaneously with a MMO game of the same name manufactured by Trion.

Episode Info

Next: 3x10 -- When Twilight Dims the Sky Above (Aug/07/2015)

Amanda welcomes a Votanic Collective delegation to Defiance; Stahma's loyalties are tested; T'evgin works to acclimate to life on Earth.

Prev: 3x09 -- Ostinato in White (Jul/31/2015)

While Nolan and Irisa try to track down a savage beast preying on Defiance's downtrodden, Nolan attempts to deal with the loss of the militia under his command. meanwhile, Stama returns home while Kindzi questions T'evgin's authority.

Available Episodes

The World We Seize
Jun 12, 2015
Season 3 episode 1

Grant BowlerGrant Bowler
As Joshua Nolan
Julie BenzJulie Benz
As Amanda Rosewater
Stephanie LeonidasStephanie Leonidas
As Irisa Nyira
Tony CurranTony Curran
As Datak Tarr
Jaime MurrayJaime Murray
As Stahma Tarr
Graham GreeneGraham Greene
As Rafe McCawley (episodes 1-27)
Jesse RathJesse Rath
As Alak Tarr (season 2+)
Anna HopkinsAnna Hopkins
As Jessica "Berlin" Rainer (season 3+)
James Murray (1)James Murray (1)
As Niles Pottinger (season 2)
Mia KirshnerMia Kirshner
As Kenya Rosewater (season 1)



Reviews: 61
scifi returns to rootsRating: 16 likes, 1 dislikes

no more battle star watching masochism

Roddenberry use of race is sure to charm the thought police Read more

Review posted on Wednesday, August 28th 2013 at 10:07 pm


Reviews: 15
Rating: 8 likes, 0 dislikes

This'll need at least five seasons to develop into awesomesaaws
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Review posted on Friday, June 27th 2014 at 11:39 pm


Reviews: 63
Rating: 4 likes, 0 dislikes

star trek void filled
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Review posted on Monday, September 22nd 2014 at 11:18 pm

6 reviews available
3x9: Ostinato in White recap: At an abandoned school in Defiance, Yewll runs through the corridors as something follows her. She grabs a piece of rebar and takes a stand, and the creature easily kills her... read more.

3x8: My Name Is Datak Tarr and I Have Come to Kill You recap: The Past.. read more.

3x7: The Beauty of Our Weapons recap: The next morning, Amanda has Datak brought in before the town council and admits that she thought he and Stahma loved Defiance and would have fought for it. She casts her vote to convict and the other council members do as well. The vote is unanimous, and Datak merely says that the bruises Stahma left are a good look for Amanda... read more.

3x6: Where the Apples Fell recap: Datak enters the chamber and distracts Alak long enough for Stahma to pull herself free. The Castithan knocks him son down, but Alak manages to attack him back. The two men struggle and Datak prepares to kill Alak, but Stahma tells him to stop. She then goes to her son and kicks him herself, and tells him that she has supported his choices and his marriage to Christie. When Alak mutters Christie's name, Stahma says that the girl sacrificed herself to save her family. Luke cries in the distance and Alak, hearing his son, runs to him... read more.

3x5: History Rhymes recap: The Past.. read more.
Recurring Guests

Trenna Keating as Meh Yewll (29 eps)
Dewshane Williams as Tommy LaSalle (25 eps)
Nicole Munoz as Christie McCawley (22 eps)
Kevin Shand as Nak (17 eps)
Jessica Nichols as Bertie (17 eps)
Katie Douglas (2) as Young Irisa (15 eps)
Monica Parker as Bailey (14 eps)
Douglas Nyback as Ben (13 eps)
Justin Rain as Quentin McCawley (12 eps)
Noah Danby as Sukar (11 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
Status: Returning Series
Network: Syfy ( USA)
Airs: Fridays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: April 15, 2013
Episode Order: 13
• Az ellenállás városa (Used In Hungary)
• Вызов (Used In Russia)
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