Scene: Mal and crew have just discovered that actions of the Alliance resulted in the death of millions and the creation of a hyperaggressive group of raiders.

Mal speaking to crew:

This Record here’s about 12 years old. The alliance wanted bugger all with it and lost the plot that River here might know their program went all to pot. Theres a universe of people who will be gobsmacked and gutted of what we found here.

You mates are all volunteers, but I must ask more of you than ever before. Those Wankers will try again, whether it take a fortnight or a century, they’ll come to the dodgy conclusion they can MAKE people …better. I do not hold to that, no flight, I aim to take the piss on them.