No one says goodbye like Joss Wheadon. I'm a leaf on the wind.
That's the plan.
Think you can work out how to get
her in the --
She is flipping switches without even looking, as the ship hums to life.
EXT. SERENITY - CONTINUING
Her engines fire up and tilt. She lifts gently off the ground.
INT. BRIDGE - CONTINUING
Mal looks slightly, only slightly nonplussed.
Okay, clearly some aptitude for
the... but it ain't all buttons
A0 and charts, .
You know what the first rule of
flying is? Well, I suppose you
do, since you already know what
I'm about to say.
I do. But I like to hear you say
He looks out at the rain on his windows, at his screens,taking her up as he says:
Love. You can learn all the math
in the 'verse, but you take a boat
in the air you don't love, she'll
shake you off just as sure as the
turning of worlds. Love keeps her
in the air when she oughta fall
down, tells you she's hurting
'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
River also looks out at the sky.
Storm's getting worse.
We'll pass through it soon enough.
He pulls back on the steering column, feeling her go.