Commonplace Book: Captain Malcolm Reynolds on Short-fingered Racist Vulgarians
Compelling passages, notable quotables, bon mots, disjecta, ephemera, and miscellany.
Well, my days of not takin’ ya seriously are certainly comin’ to a middle.
– Firefly, “Our Mrs. Reynolds” (2002)
Y’all got on this boat for different reasons, but y’all come to the same place. So now I’m asking more of you than I have before. Maybe all. Sure as I know anything, I know this – they will try again. Maybe on another world, maybe on this very ground swept clean. A year from now, ten? They’ll swing back to the belief that they can make people… better. And I do not hold to that. So no more runnin’. I aim to misbehave.
– Serenity (2005), written and directed by Joss Whedon.