And so it ends. As far as I can tell, this story takes place after Firely, Serenity, and any of the other graphic novels. We have everyone settling down into a new routing, Emma growing up, Inara in retirement (all down to Earth…). The main plotline follows the additional River-likes we saw last time around, but there are a few new twists. Enough that I could very well have seen a few episodes or a season of Firefly built around it. If only.
On top of that, we have hints at a more interesting past for Inara (we’d had this before, but never answers):