A pro-Earth group attacks a Minbari poet and two Centauri lovers seek Londo's help.
Did You Know?
Episode title, 'The War Prayer. In 1905 Mark Twain wrote a short piece, only a few hundred words, titled 'The War Prayer' but feared having it published while he was alive. It was an anti-war piece intended to counter the witless rhetoric of war mongers by pointing out that even the enemy is human and everyone suffers and loses in war. See more
Delenn's old friend is a poet, and Delenn recognizes a poem she wrote many years ago. At the end of Babylon 5: The Gathering
, Sinclair quotes the poet Tennyson-- and Delenn does not know what a poet is. See more
The last poem you read tonight--
"In the Light of Two Moons."
Did I not hear it when we were--?
Both too young to know anything about anything. We could only feel and wonder what it all meant. But you recall correctly. I did start it then, poor and groping for meaning. It has matured and changed over the years. I finally knew that it was ready last month. Tonight was its first performance.