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 Riese (10 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Trennan (10 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Amara (9 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Herrick (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Prototype (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Garin (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Young Arkin (6 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Marlise (6 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Rand (6 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Cacilia (5 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Teacher (5 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Wild Child (5 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Aliza (5 episodes, 2009-2010)
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Riese, a seemingly random wanderer, is being hunted by a terrifying religious cult, The Sect. Traveling from nation to nation for years, she is accompanied only by a wolf, Fenrir. Together they must evade the assassins sent by the Sect - who'll stop at nothing to complete the task they failed to achieve many years ago. Her past is shrouded in mystery, as even Riese can't recall the events of the tragic night when her entire family was slaughtered and she was forced to flee into the wilderness. On her journey, she'll piece together her past, and her destiny, in a conflict that will hold the fate of the world in the balance - and the once peaceful kingdom of Eleysia will be the battlefield. "Riese", a unique and original steam-punk -inspired production includes Christine Chatelain ( SyFy's Sanctuary , Supernatural, The Collector, The L-Word ). Ben Cotton (Harper's Island, Stargate: Atlantis, Stan Helsing), Sharon Taylor (Stargate: Atlantis, Alice and Huck) and Patrick Gilmore (Stargate:... Written by Anonymous

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Don't sell it so short
20 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

I actually kind of enjoyed this show. Lucky for all of you who hated it and thought it was 'just plain awful' it doesn't look like they're going to make any more. As I was saying, sure, there are moments where they lay on the suspense a bit heavy and it's probably not as good as other stories but it's still damn beautiful to look at. It's like watching 'Pacific Rim', you know that things don't make sense mechanically but it's a bit of a marvel.I found the story with the babies pretty different so I would've liked to see what happened next. Don't take my word for it, though. I'm pretty easily impressed...And if you do like this series, the indefinite cliff hanger will drive you as nuts as it has me.


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