Wash is jealous of the bond between Zoe and Mal and demands to go with Mal to trade the cargo of medical supplies with locals. However Niska's men capture and bring them on board. Niska tortures them both while Zoe collects money from the crew to pay a ransom for them. However Niska releases only Wash and takes Mal's ear to give to Zoe. But the Serenity's crew decides to fight to bring their captain back. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
When Niska asks if Mal had ever read the works of Shan Yu, he relies with "You starting a book club? are you trying to torture me?" Nathan Fillion would go on to star as Richard Castle, a famous mystery/crime novelist, who is an avid reader as well as writer. See more
Niska's henchman is shown cutting off Mal's left ear. However, when the 'pet' device is applied to Mal, he is shown with a bloody wound instead of a right ear. See more
I'd forgotten, you're moonlighting as a criminal mastermind now. Got your next heist planned?
No... but I'm thinking about growing a big black mustache. I'm a traditionalist.
References Star Trek: Voyager
The Ballad of Serenity
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes See more