Firefly is an American space western television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon,

The series is set in the year 2517, after that humans arrived to a new star system, and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of a spaceship called Serenity. We follow the nine characters who live on Serenity people who fought on the losing side of a civil war who now make a living on the outskirts of the society, as part of the pioneer culture that exists on the fringes of their star system. In addition, it is a future where the only two surviving superpowers, the United States and China, fused to form the central federal government, called the Alliance, resulting in the fusion of the two cultures as well. According to Whedon's vision, "nothing will change in the future: technology will advance, but we will still have the same political, moral, and ethical problems as today.