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?
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
The dress that Inara wears to the ball was a (heavily) remade version of costume designer Shawna Trpcic
's actual wedding dress. 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
Now there's the smile made of sunlight.
Atherton, how wonderful to see you.
Did you get my message? I was extra appealing.
Referenced in White Noise 2: The Light
The Ballad of Serenity
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes See more