Fleeing from the corrupted and oppressed world, a group of war veterans by the company of Malcolm, who is known as Mal, as he has a small space vehicle, by which they manage to wander the universe, searching for the living sources, but their life turns down, upon losing their way in such a weird galaxy, shocking by what they see, the thing that makes their fear and worry.
Sometimes, the results are simply twice as clichéd. But at its best, Firefly plants its feet where Whedon's shows have always found solid ground, in creative plotting, experimental storytelling, sharp writing, and a cast that seems to love its work.
Put back in its intended order, beginning with the original pilot, the series proves not just superb, but arguably Whedon's best series. It is certainly his only original show that was so clearly and fully established from the beginning.