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Talissa Kamal was the estranged wife of Alex Kamal and mother to their son, Melas.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Background[edit | edit source]

Personality[edit | edit source]

Throughout the series[edit | edit source]

"Assured Destruction" · "The Roci's new crew gets settled in"[edit | edit source]

Alex receives a reply from Talissa, his wife, telling him that she hadn't heard from him in so long she thought he was dead. She's glad he's not dead but she thinks a real husband wouldn't have abandoned them and his son, Melas, has learned to be without a father. She said it's good he found something that is more important to him but they don't need Alex.[1]

"Delta-V" · "Amos dodges questions"[edit | edit source]

After being pushed away by Amos, Monica Stuart turns to Alex and asks about his family. Alex tells her they still communicate.[2]

"Delta-V" · "Bobbie and Alex catch up, Naomi confesses something"[edit | edit source]

Alex thanks Bobbie for looking into his family now that she is back on Mars. Bobbie tells Alex that Talissa was polite. Contradicting his recent earlier statement to Monica, Alex reveals to Bobbie that Talissa filed for divorce. Bobbie tells Alex that like him, she herself isn't cut out for a family and home life.[3]

"Exodus" · "Alex tries to apologize"[edit | edit source]

alex goes to Talissa's new place to apologize. she calls him out and tells him he doesn't get to know how they're doing. then, she closes the door in his face. bobbie later joins alex at a bar and in a mood she tells alex he should have tried to fix things with his family long ago if he cared.…[4]

"Nemesis Games" · "Burning to Luna"[edit | edit source]

Holden mentions that Talissa, now Alex's ex-wife, will be handling the funeral arrangements for him[5]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Season Three
1 "Fight or Flight"Absent
2 "IFF"Absent
3 "Assured Destruction"Appears
4 "Reload"Absent
5 "Triple Point"Absent
6 "Immolation"Absent
7 "Delta-V"Mentioned (in communication between Bobbie and Alex)
8 "It Reaches Out"Absent
9 "Intransigence"Absent
10 "Dandelion Sky"Absent
11 "Fallen World"Absent
12 "Congregation"Absent
13 "Abaddon's Gate"Absent
Season Five
1 "Exodus"Appears
2 "Churn"Absent
3 "Mother"Absent
4 "Gaugamela"Absent
5 "Down and Out"Absent
6 "Tribes"Absent
7 "Oyedeng"Absent
8 "Hard Vacuum"Absent
9 "Winnipesaukee"Absent
10 "Nemesis Games"Mentioned (by Holden to Naomi)

Media[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Talissa lived in Residential Dome 2-8, Breach Candy. After the Ring Gates opened to nearly 1400 solar systems and the Martian terraforming economy collapsed, she was forced to move to a new neighborhood of Galveston Shallow.

See also[edit | edit source]

Melas Kamal

External links[edit | edit source]


  1. Season 3, Episode 3: "Assured Destruction" ("The Roci's new crew gets settled in" [mm:ss])
  2. Season 3, Episode 7: "Delta-V" ("Amos dodges questions" [mm:ss])
  3. Season 3, Episode 7: "Delta-V" ("Bobbie and Alex catch up, Naomi confesses something" [mm:ss])
  4. Season 5, Episode 1: "Exodus" ("Alex tries to apologize" [mm:ss])
  5. Season 5, Episode 10: "Nemesis Games" ("Burning to Luna" [mm:ss])
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