The series is set in the near future, where aliens known collectively as Votans have come to Earth seeking a new home after their solar system was destroyed. When they reached Earth they discovered that despite a prolonged negotiation with the government on Earth they were not welcome. Rather than turn away, they began a war with the humans as they are determined to make Earth their new home.
Last Episode03x13 Upon the March We Fittest Die Aired: Aug. 28, 2015
Nolan and the others consider a suicide run on the Omec battle cruiser to stop Kindzi's invasion plans.
Series Fun Facts
- In the series the city of St. Louis is renamed Defiance. There really is a Defiance, Missouri. It is about 40 miles west of St. Louis and is where Daniel Boone settled.
- In season 3 episode 2, actress Linda Hamilton (Pilar) says "Come with me if you want to live.", a famous phrase from the Terminator movie series, which she previously starred in as Sarah Conner.
- The show was cancelled by Syfy after three seasons on October 16, 2015.