Friday, May 11, 2012
"This is the year two thousand and twenty.
The place is the Challenger Sea Mount, the top of an underwater mountain, a complex beneath the sea.
Two hundred and fifty men, women and children live here.
Each of them, a scientist pioneer.
For this is our last frontier, a hostile environment which may hold the key to tomorrow.
Each day, these oceanauts meet new challenges as they build their city beneath the sea.
This is Sealab 2020."
"It was the dawn of the third age of mankind – ten years after the Earth-Minbari War.
The Babylon Project was a dream, given form. Its goal: to prevent another war, by creating a place where humans and aliens can work out their differences peacefully.
It's a port of call – home away from home – for diplomats, hustlers, entrepreneurs, and wanderers. Humans and aliens, wrapped in two million, five hundred thousand tons of spinning metal . . . all alone in the night.
It can be a dangerous place, but it's our last best hope for peace.
This is the story of the last of the Babylon stations. The year is 2258.
The name of the place is Babylon 5."