Babylon 5: "Soul Hunter"

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Babylon 5: "Soul Hunter." Season 1, #2 (2 Feb. 1994). Jim Johnston, dir. J. Michael Straczynski, script. Harlan Ellison, "Conceptual Consultant."

Opening sequence features a "dance" of space ships, with the possibility of the destruction of the Babylon 5 space station if the approaching ship is not captured. See for the superimposition of an apparatus upon a soul, which is to be extracted and stored. Cf. and contrast the "wathan" storage devices in P. J. Farmer's Riverworld series (see Farmer's The Magic Labyrinth).

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