The Expanse: Every character ranked from worst to best

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7. Klaes Ashford

Klaes Ashford, with his charismatic self, secures the 7th spot on my list. His character brings a unique and very much welcome blend of wit, resilience, and strategic thinking that keeps us viewers hooked and his people going. Ashford’s journey from a Belter pirate to a pivotal figure in the OPA (Outer Planets Alliance) adds depth to the story, putting his evolution and adaptability on display. With a magnetic presence on screen, Ashford’s character gives off a certain charm that sets him apart, making him a standout for me and many others. (Yes, Daniel, he’s ranked higher than Naomi and I am not sorry.)

Ashford’s significance in The Expanse lies in his ability to deal with the complexities of the Belt, serving as a bridge between various factions. His unwavering commitment to the OPA’s cause and his strategic thinking make him a force in the unfolding drama of the series.

Something else that sets Ashford apart is his perfect portrayal by David Strathairn. The charisma and gravitas that Klaes Ashford brings to the series contribute significantly to its overall appeal. His character’s ability to navigate the complexities of the Belt, paired with his unwavering commitment to the cause, makes him a compelling force in The Expanse’s universe. As the seventh-ranked character, Klaes Ashford leaves an undeniable mark, adding a touch of excitement and unpredictability to the unfolding drama of the series.