Samantha Krueger, Ascension - LGBT Fans Deserve Better
Samantha Krueger (Lauren Lee Smith). Sci fi mystery Ascension took place aboard a massive, self-sustaining generation ship set to colonize a different planet and the story began 51 years into the journey with the murder of a young woman. Samantha Krueger was introduced as an investigator on Earth, hired as a security consultant to solve the on-board murder mystery from the outside. Samantha, who left the military because “they didn’t ask but I told”, explicitly identified as a lesbian, but it was something the people inside the Ascension (perpetually trapped in their 60’s sexist mindset) didn’t understand, since homosexuality was...
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