In the 24th century, a group of humans untangle a vast plot which threatens the Solar Systems fragile state of detente.
Two hundred years from now, the solar systems been colonized, and police detective, Josephus Millers given the assignment of finding a missing woman. Meanwhile, an officer of an ice freighter sees what appears to be an unprovoked attack upon the ship, by a craft from Mars. As news of the attack spreads, the incidents repercussions threaten to destabilize an already tenuous relations between Earth, Mars and the asteroid belt.
A thriller set two hundred years in the future, The Expanse follows the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ships captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.