After scavenging the remains of a cargo spaceship, Captain Malcolm 'Mal' Reynolds and his crew are found by the Alliance but they escape. They go to Persephone to sell the stolen cargo to the criminal Badger, but he is no longer interested in the wanted goods. Malcom decides to sell the cargo to the outlaw Patience in the planet Whitefall and pick up passenger to raise money. But soon they discover and Alliance's mole on board that is chasing one of the passengers. Who is who? When they arrive on Whitefall, Patience betrays Malcolm and the infamous Reavers have followed them and will attack Serenity. What will Malcolm and his crew do? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
Despite the script stating that Dobson is killed by Mal, Joss Whedon
had planned to bring the character back. Although the series was cancelled, Dobson coming back for revenge was a key part of the plot in "Serenity: Those Left Behind", a three-issue comic book miniseries intended to bridge the television series and Serenity
(2005). See more
Just after the crew escape from the Reavers using the 'Crazy Ivan', Wash is seen with his arm outstretched holding an imaginary steering wheel. This is explained by Joss Whedon
on the DVD commentary; the makers had to pull the chair back in order to fit both Alan Tudyk
and Gina Torres
in the shot and Tudyk is simply miming steering the ship. See more
What business is that exactly?
[pause; Mal turns but doesn't answer
I'm a dead man; I can't know? Is it gold?... Drugs? Pirate treasure? What is that makes you so afraid of the Alliance?
You don't want to go down this road with me, boy.
Oh, you're not afraid of them? I already know you'd sell me out to them for a pat on the head. Hell, you should probably be working for them. You certainly fit the profil...
[cut off as Mal punches him, knocks him into the wall and floor; Mal stands over him
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Referenced in Serenity
The Ballad of Serenity (Instrumental)
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes See more