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Dominion 

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Follows the perilous journey of a rebellious young soldier who discovers he's the unlikely savior of humanity.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Christopher Egan ...  Alex Lannen 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Tom Wisdom ...  Michael 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Roxanne McKee ...  Claire Riesen 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Luke Allen-Gale ...  William Whele 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Anthony Head ...  David Whele 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Kim Engelbrecht ...  Sgt. Noma Walker 20 episodes, 2014-2015
Shivani Ghai ...  Arika 19 episodes, 2014-2015
Carl Beukes ...  Gabriel 19 episodes, 2014-2015
Alan Dale ...  General Edward Riesen 16 episodes, 2014-2015
Simon Merrells ...  Julian 9 episodes, 2015
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Dominion is an epic supernatural drama set in the near future. Specifically, 25 years after "The Extinction War," when an army of lower angels, assembled by the archangel Gabriel, waged war against mankind. The archangel Michael, turning against his own kind, chose to side with humanity. Rising out of the ashes of this long battle are newly fortified cities which protect human survivors. At the center of the series is the city of Vega, a glistening empire that has formed from the ruins of what was once Las Vegas. Written by ahmetkozan

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Heaven will raise hell on Earth.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bukott angyalok See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa

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All of the main cast members with American accents are not actually American. Two are South African, one Australian and the rest British. See more »

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Claire Riesen: [closing video to "An Introduction to Vega: The Citizen's Handbook"] Well, congratulations! This is a special day. With the oath you've taken, you are now a full citizen of Vega, and I'd like to officially welcome you to our city. Your hard work and contributions have and will continue to pay off. Remember, though, that with citizenship comes responsibility. The future of Vega depends upon the lasting contributions of citizens such as yourself. Your sacrifice and effort will ensure that Vega's ...
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If you like gritty, post-apocalyptic mythology with a great level of depth, this is the show for you!
19 July 2015 | by TJ_TeeJaySee all my reviews

25 years ago, God disappeared. That's Dominion's opening line, and the introduction to the show's mythology. Now, you may be thinking, okay, this is a show about religion and angels and Christian belief. But before you judge all too quickly, let me stop you right there. Because it's not.

First and foremost, Dominion is a show about humanity trying to survive in a harsh, post-apocalyptic world. Mankind is caught in the middle of an ugly war waging between the Archangel Gabriel and the Archangel Michael. What is left of society is trying to overcome the hardships they face every day in the few cordoned off enclaves that withstood the invasion of Gabriel's lower angels. And it's Michael who tries to protect them to the best of his ability, waiting for the Chosen One, the savior of mankind, to be revealed.

Dominion is based on the movie Legion and continues the film's mythology, jumping ahead 25 years in time. Season 1 shows us the world of Vega (the former Las Vegas), which gives a home to many of the survivors of the Extermination War. While the people in the lower castes lives a rather measly life, the royalty of the city plot their schemes and get caught up in politics. It's ugly and complicated and ultimately explosive in these unstable times.

And while it's the political battles that keep Vega busy, Gabriel is plotting his next strike against the humans with his surviving army of higher and lower angels. All hope is now upon the Chosen One, who goes by the name of Alex Lannon, and who is struggling to understand what role the tattoos on his body may be playing in saving the earth and mankind from further destruction.

As we move into season 2, the show gets darker, grittier, and more powerful. The Dominion universe is extended to other cities and towns in what's left of North America. We discover the seemingly peaceful town of Mallory, AL, which raises a lot of questions. And then there's the unruly, messy underground city of New Delphi with its eccentric leader Julian. The power play has only just begun.

Would I recommend Dominion as a show to watch? Yes, absolutely! Its universe draws you in and wants you to learn more about the world of Vega and the Cradle. The characters are all intriguing with a lot of depth to them. I was hooked from the very first episode, and that says a lot because I was more than skeptical when I started watching it (and only did so because it came highly recommended by a friend).

If you haven't given it a try yourself, I can only recommend that you do so to form your own opinion. And if you're interested in learning more about the show, drop by dominionfans.com or syfy.com/dominion, which are both excellent starting points for finding out just what exactly you're in for.


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