Mal arrives in a planet with his crew and Badger offers a smuggling job for him. Mal goes with Kaylee to a ball to meet the client Sir Warwick Harrow while Inara attends the same ball with her noble and wealthy client Atherton Wing. When Atherton makes a rude comment about Inara, Mal punches Atherton in the face and is challenged by him to a sword duel. How will Mal defeat his opponent that is a skilled fencer? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
The final scene revealing the cargo as cattle was created digitally because, among other reasons, cattle do not walk on grating, of which the cargo bay floor is made. See more
At a number of points during the duel, the 'mist' in the field can be seen being pumped out from behind the tree, not drifting as it should. See more
Whoa, whoa, I'm not runnin' off. I don't know what you got in your head, but I didn't do this to prove some kind of point to you. I actually thought I was defending your honor. And I never back down from a fight.
Yes, you do. You do all the time.
Well, yeah. But, I'm not backin' down from this one.
Referenced in White Noise 2: The Light
The Ballad of Serenity
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes See more