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BLUE SUN ROOM FAN FICTION - GENERAL
Fairly short (for me). He's baack!
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Come The Ressurrection
This is a standard fanfic disclaimer. They ain’t mine (except them what is), I ain’t gettin’ paid, don’t sue.
Scene 1 (and only):
(Serenity. Infirmary. Mal is on the table. Simon is preparing to administer an injection. Kaylee, Jayne, River, and Zoe are looking on)
SIMON: Are we ready?
ZOE: Kim’s in the galley. He’ll be there for hours. I told him to whip up a big dinner.
SIMON: I’m afraid the Captain probably won’t feel up to much more than broth at this point.
JAYNE: Don’t mean the rest of us have to starve.
RIVER: Maybe we should have warned him about this?
JAYNE: It’ll be good for a laugh when he faints.
SIMON: Syncope is always so amusing.
RIVER: That’s just cruel.
ZOE: I’ll bring the capture.
KAYLEE: I still can’t believe you didn’t tell us about this. I though Shanty was burying him without us.
ZOE: What if it hadn’t worked? You would have had to see him dead twice.
KAYLEE: I guess. Still.. you should warn a body before you raise someone from the dead.
ZOE: Next time.
SIMON: He’s not dead anymore, just heavily sedated.
RIVER: See, he just breathed.
JAYNE: Just plain eerie is what it is.
RIVER: You’d prefer we’d left him dead?
JAYNE: Can I get back to you on that?
ZOE: Only if you’re willing to trade places with him.
JAYNE: Still say he looks dead.
RIVER: He’s too pink to be dead.
ZOE: He is out of it, isn’t he.
SIMON: I’m about to fix that. There, finished.
SIMON: The stimulant should take effect any moment. (They watch)
SIMON: Sometimes it takes a little while before sufficient levels are circulating in the blood to counteract the sedatives. (They watch)
JAYNE: He ain’t movin.
SIMON: Two days ago he was still a corpse, you can’t expect him to just sit up and
MAL: (starts to sit up, then falls back onto pillow as Simon catches him) Wha happn’?
SIMON: All right, maybe you can.
JAYNE: Not bad.
KAYLEE: (leans over Mal) Hey, you.
ZOE: Ni hao ma?
MAL: Not sure, belike.
JAYNE: Guess Kaylee’s snoring really is loud enough to wake the dead.
KAYLEE: I do not snore.
SIMON: Do so.
KAYLEE: Do not!
RIVER, ZOE, MAL: Do so.
KAYLEE: Well fine then.
MAL: We’ll have to find a dead guy and try it out.
JAYNE: Just did.
MAL: Shen me?
RIVER: You were dead. Now you’re not.
MAL: Wasn’t either.
JAYNE: Were so. Small bore semiautomatic. One bullet.
ZOE: Clean through the heart. Nice shot.
JAYNE: I’da gone for the head.
ZOE: At that distance? Jian ta de gui!
JAYNE: Woulda used a scope.
ZOE: All right, maybe with a scope.
MAL: Could we get back to the part where I got shot? I remember that I think, but then it got a mite fuzzy like ‘round the edges. People were yelling at me. Couldn’t figure out why. I think I started dreaming , then I woke up.
RIVER: Nope. You died. They fixed your heart. Made you a spare just in case. Now you can keep it in a box just like that old pirate story.
MAL: That is completely creepifyin’.
RIVER: It’s right there, see?
MAL: Fei hua. I’m alive right now. Aren’t I?
KAYLEE: Now, yes. Last week? Not so much.
MAL: I died?
SIMON: I checked. Twice.
MAL: You mean dead, dead?
RIVER: Really dead. You were an ex pirate.
SIMON: Expired, really.
KAYLEE: Past the date stamped on your butt.
MAL: You leave my sit-upon out of this.
KAYLEE: We’ll just leave that to Shanty.
MAL: Jazmine. I widowed her again, didn’t I?
ZOE: ‘Fraid so.
MAL: Zoe, could you please kill me again?
MAL: She’s gonna be mighty peeved, and you have mercy.
ZOE: Good point. Wash came back, first thing I’d do is kill him.
JAYNE: For living?
ZOE: For dying in the first place. Gorram inconsiderate.
SIMON: Nobody’s killing anybody. The patient needs his rest. (Starts herding the others out the door) Ni men dou, out. Time’s up.
MAL: ( as they are leaving) Zoe, wei. So who killed me?
ZOE: Good news. You’re no longer legally married.
MAL: (pauses) YoSaffBridge? She didn’t.
ZOE: She did.
MAL: I can’t believe she shot me.
ZOE: You seem to have that effect on women.
MAL: She shot me. Well ta ma duh. What happened to her?
ZOE: Karmic irony. What goes around comes around.
MAL : I owe you, Zoe.
ZOE: I’ll put it on your tab, but I didn’t shoot her.
MAL: You didn’t?
ZOE: Shanty beat me to it.
MAL: Jealous woman’s a dangerous thing.
ZOE: QBG had no idea who she was. River tracked your assassin to Soonal. Shanty came in, shot the bitch, and left.
MAL: She really shot me. How’d she even get out of the hoosegow?
ZOE: Knew the judge.
MAL: Probably married him.
ZOE: Turns out the Alliance was tailing Inara.
MAL: Based on information gleaned from the not so dearly departed?
ZOE: Near as we can figure.
MAL: You sell one little stolen laser pistol and look what it gets you.
ZOE: We told you she was trouble.
MAL: Next time make sure I’m listening when you’re spouting portents.
ZOE: Tried that. Didn’t work.
MAL: So how is old Inara anyway?
ZOE: Haven’t heard from her. Last time I saw her she was telling someone to haul the body away and scrub the floor.
MAL: Efficient girl. Practical.
ZOE: Decorative again, too.
MAL: Alliance conjures she needs a sitter is not jubilous developments.
ZOE: Jazmine said Inara gave her a message to cut and run.
ZOE: Not yet. Watchful waiting and trying to hustle it along without looking like someone kicked over an ant hill.
MAL: Not so bad then.
ZOE: Shr ah. So this mean you get my ship back?
MAL: Your ship?
ZOE: Shanty said I could have Her. We didn’t think you’d mind seeing how you were dead and all.
MAL: Keep forgetting about that part.
ZOE: We’ll keep reminding you.
MAL: I reckon you will.
ZOE: So Mister Reynolds, would you like to book passage back to your family?
MAL: That’s not funny.
ZOE: Tell you what, we’ll let you work off your fare.
MAL: You are too, too kind. Truly a vessel of magnanimity.
ZOE: Your woman’s pregnant again. Almost forgot to tell you.
MAL: How’d that happen?!
ZOE: You’re having trouble remembering all manner of things. Maybe I should get the doctor again.
MAL: Just you get my ship headed to Copia.
ZOE: Yes, Sir. We’ve got a few things to pick up on the way first. (Kisses him on the cheek as she starts to leave) Welcome back.
MAL: Good to be here.
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