The Serenity responds to a distress call from Nandi, an old friend of Inara's, who is running a brothel on the moon of Deadwood. The unsavory leader of the moon's only town where the brothel is located has gotten Petaline, one the girls, pregnant and is demanding that he be given the baby. Nandi enlists the help of the crew of Serenity to defend the brothel and keep the baby with its mother. Written by
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Don't much see the benefit in gettin' involved in stranger's troubles without a up-front price negotiated.
These people need assistance. The benefit wouldn't necessarily be for you.
That's what I'm sayin'.
No one's gonna force you to go, Jayne. As has been stated, this job is strickly speculative.
Good. Don't know these folks, don't much care to.
The Ballad of Serenity
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes See more