The Babylon Project

'Babylon 5: The Coming of Shadows (Season by Season Guides)' is a guide for the second season of Babylon 5. It contains a synopsis of every episode of the 22 episodes of the second season and background information on what went right, what went wrong and memories of how the creators approached storylines and how it fits into the big story arc. The information comes directly from the cast, the directors and the series creator J. Michael Straczynski, who comments on every episode.


Now in its fifth hit season, Babylon 5--TV's hottest interstellar science-fiction phenomenon--has spawned its own series of definitive episode guides! Catch up on all the action, show by show, from the very beginning with the Babylon 5: Season by Season guidebooks.

Babylon 5: The Coming of Shadows, opens with "By Any Means Necessary: Making Babylon 5 on a Budget," a behind-the-scenes account of how series creator J. Michael Straczynski and his production team bucked the system to create the extraordinary twenty-first century world that would change the face of sci-fi TV. Then, in a thrilling second season overview, experience the arrival of Bruce Boxleitner as John J. Sheridan, new captain of the Babylon 5 station, and the looming threat of the sinister Shadows.

In-depth, episode-by-episode summaries--with detailed analysis by author and B5 expert Jane Killick--cover all of the second season's twenty-two shows, including "Points of Departure," "Spider in the Web," "Comes the Inquisitor," and the dramatic season finale, "The Fall of Night."

Veteran viewers or first-time fans, relive the adventure--or find out what you've been missing--with the complete companions to Babylon 5!


By Any Means Necessary -
Making Babylon 5 on a Budget
Babylon 5's Second Season
The Coming of Shadows Episode Guide