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Amos Burton is a character in the TV series The Expanse, which is based on the series of novels of the same name by James S.A. Corey.
Amos Burton is an Earther mechanic on the Canterbury. When the Cant responds to a distress beacon, Amos is one of a handful of crew members who survives an unprovoked attack from an unknown enemy.
Amos is a morally dubious character, and much fan discussion surrounds his motivations and mysterious backstory, which has yet to be revealed in the show. Some fans view Amos as a possible sociopath, while others believe his actions are as a result of a tragic childhood or possibly hint at Amos been a autistic character.
Amos Burton Appreciation Week was organised by fans on Tumblr and took place 24 July to 30 July 2017. In keeping with this fandoms norms, prompts revolved around discussions and meta posts, rather than creating fanworks.
A very number of fanworks have been crossovers with the CW's Legends of Tomorrow, and focus on Amos interacting with Mick Rory and the other Legends. These works don't include crossover pairings, and instead focus on the brotp relationship Mick and Amos could have.
- Amos Burton/Clarissa Mao is a pairing that originated in the book fandom. Fans of this pairing were eagerly awaiting the arrival of Clarissa on the show.
- Amos Burton/Praxidike Meng is a pairing that arose in season 2, and is currently the most popular slash pairing in this fandom.
- Amos Burton/Alex Kamal is another popular slash pairing.
- Amos Burton/Naomi Nagata
- Amos Burton/Jim Holden
- Amos Burton || What happened to you? by Shainira
- (The Expanse/Amos Burton) l "Human" by Withering Sage
- okay, so, the thing about Amos by almostdefinitelydying, is a character study of Amos that suggest he may be an autistic character suffering from PTSD. The meta post was read by actor Wes Chatham who called it fascinating and very intuitive. It also lead to a discussion on Reddit, here.
- The Expanse (book spoilers): Giant post all about Amos Burton by koalathebear
- Amos isn't a Psychopath (First season spoilers only.) discussion started by CommanderStarkiller
Archives & Fannish Links
- Amos Burton works on Ao3
- Amos Burton works on ff.net
- Amos Burton (TV) page on The Expanse Wiki
- Amos Burton (Books) page on The Expanse Wiki