He lets himself to his seat, contemplating a move. Since Simon had first come to Serenity he had been continually surprised on how much life differed out here in the black from life in the core worlds. The fighting, the rim-worlds, the overall ruthlessness of most folk.
But there was one thing that surprised him above all these, and it wasn’t a difference between the core worlds and the rest of the ’verse. It was a similarity.
It was Tall Card.
-- Thoughts During a Shindig - Simon by khambilo