Blue Sun Rising, in some respects, is a little depressing for those of us Firefly purists. The ‘Verse got worse. BS bots not only have our favorite crew in their crosshairs, but they’re primed to erase the fine line between the corporation and the law. Look no further than a bot’s attempt to gun down a fleeing child because she stole some fruit. Mal, of course, intervenes, planting the seeds for Mal’s inevitable misbehavior.