While visiting an outlying planet, Simon and River are kidnapped by local villagers in need of a doctor. Meanwhile, the rest of the crew are forced to seek medical help from an unlikely source when one of their own is shot. Written by
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Inara asks whether a carved wooden statuette in a trading post is supposed to be a duck, and Kaylee replies that it's a swan. There is a Chinese proverb that says, "A badly painted tiger looks like a dog; a badly carved swan looks like a duck." (The meaning of the proverb is that it's better not to do certain things than to do them badly.) See more
You sanguine about the kinda reception we're apt to receive on an Alliance ship, Captain?
Absolutely. What's "sanguine" mean?
Sanguine. Hopeful. Plus, point of interest, it also means "bloody".
Well, that pretty much covers all the options, don't it?
The Ballad of Serenity (Instrumental)
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes See more