History Recap / BabylonFiveS03E11CeremoniesOfLightAndDark

27th Nov '16 9:55:18 PM Angelus25
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* BurialInSpace: The station's fallen are set adrift through the main docking bay.

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* BurialInSpace: The station's fallen during the battle for the independence of B5 are set adrift through the main docking bay.



** Londo's poisoning of Refa's drink echoes Sinclair's (fake) slipping a transmitter into G'Kar's drink. This time, though, whether the act is real is left unsaid...but it's entirely possible for Londo to have done either.

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** Londo's poisoning of Refa's drink echoes Sinclair's (fake) slipping a transmitter into G'Kar's drink. This time, though, whether the act is real is left unsaid... but it's entirely possible for Londo to have done either.



* RealityIsUnrealistic: The Night Watch leader's scar got a lot of complaints for looking fake. JMS responded that it's the real thing, as the actor got it protecting a woman from being raped.

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* RealityIsUnrealistic: The Night Watch leader's Boggs's scar got a lot of complaints for looking fake. JMS responded that it's the real thing, as the actor got it protecting a woman from being raped.
4th Nov '16 4:49:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* BadassBoast: Marcus casually states that if he doesn't get the answers he wants from the room full of thugs, he is going to be forced to beat all of them unconscious. The ''entire'' room then stands up in response. [[TakeOurWordForIt One discretionary scene cut later]], we see Marcus [[BadAss finishing off the last two people]] in the room, cuing what may be the single funniest line in the entire show:

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* BadassBoast: Marcus casually states that if he doesn't get the answers he wants from the room full of thugs, he is going to be forced to beat all of them unconscious. The ''entire'' room then stands up in response. [[TakeOurWordForIt One discretionary scene cut later]], we see Marcus [[BadAss finishing off the last two people]] people in the room, cuing what may be the single funniest line in the entire show:
21st Jul '16 9:26:18 AM penguinist
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->''No more! No more of you! No more Nightwatch, no more hostages, no more lies. Not on my station, not on my watch. No more! No more.''

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->''No more! No more of you! No more Nightwatch, Night Watch, no more hostages, no more lies. Not on my station, not on my watch. No more! No more.''



In the aftermath of the separation from Earth, the command staff have a number of problems, first and foremost rooting out Nightwatch. Their communications are also down to prevent Earth from trying to remotely take control of the station.

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In the aftermath of the separation from Earth, the command staff have a number of problems, first and foremost rooting out Nightwatch.Night Watch. Their communications are also down to prevent Earth from trying to remotely take control of the station.



-->'''Londo''': As we are returning to the old ways, Refa, and poison was always the instrument of choice int he old republic, being something of a sentimentalist, I got here ''first''.

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-->'''Londo''': As we are returning to the old ways, Refa, and poison was always the instrument of choice int he in the old republic, republic; being something of a sentimentalist, I got here ''first''.



Sheridan, Ivanova and Garibaldi are in the process of restarting the computer and replacing all the command codes, when Delenn comes in wanting to talk to Sheridan. She tells him of the ceremony, and that they all need the be "reborn" into their new lives, puttign their old selves behind them.

The two from earlier, Boggs and Sniper, are meeting with the rest of the Nightwatch. They've just gotten orders from home. Their priority is the Minbari, driving them off will enable Earth forces to come in and retake the station. To do this, they're targeting Delenn.

Delenn finds Marcus in a shady den and tries to convince him to take part in the ceremony, but he's stragely reluctant.

Garibaldi restarts the computer, but when it comes back up and starts talking in a sarcastic, obnoxious tone. Garibaldi remembers that they once tried to install an artificial intelligence, but they shut it down right away. Now they seem to have reactivated it.

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Sheridan, Ivanova and Garibaldi are in the process of restarting the computer and replacing all the command codes, when Delenn comes in wanting to talk to Sheridan. She tells him of the ceremony, and that they all need the to be "reborn" into their new lives, puttign putting their old selves behind them.

The two from earlier, Boggs and Sniper, are meeting with the rest of the Nightwatch.Night Watch. They've just gotten orders from home. Their priority is the Minbari, driving Minbari. Driving them off will enable Earth forces to come in and retake the station. To do this, they're targeting Delenn.

Delenn finds Marcus in a shady den and tries to convince him to take part in the ceremony, but he's stragely strangely reluctant.

Garibaldi restarts the computer, but when it comes back up and it starts talking in a sarcastic, obnoxious tone. Garibaldi remembers that they once tried to install an artificial intelligence, but they shut it down right away. Now they seem to have reactivated it.



As they wait Delenn talks to Marcus, and he admits that he can't give anything up because he doesn't have anything left. His brother had joined the Rangers and tried to warn him of the Shadows, but he wouldn't listen. When the shadows came he lost his entire life, then went off to find the Rangers and finish what his brther had started. Delenn tell him that his pain is what he must give up, the guilt at [[SurvivorsGuilt being alive]].

As the ship docks, Marcus goes off the let Security know, and Delnn goes to meet the captain, Lennan. As she does, Nightwatch ambushes them.

Garibaldi is listening to Sparky, the A.I., complaining when Ivanova calls with word of the kidnapping. Delenn and Lennan, along with one of his aides, are being held somewhere in an abandoned area as their captors make contact with Sheridan. They demand the Minbari ships leave within six hours or they'll kill the hostages. To prove their point they kill Lennan's aid. Marcus storms off.

Back in the downbelow bar, Marcus approaches a group of lowlifes and deals himself into their game. He asks what they know but they aren't inclined to tell him anything, and ask why they should bother.

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As they wait Delenn talks to Marcus, and he admits that he can't give anything up because he doesn't have anything left. His brother had joined the Rangers and tried to warn him of the Shadows, but he wouldn't listen. When the shadows came he lost his entire life, then went off to find the Rangers and finish what his brther brother had started. Delenn tell him that his pain is what he must give up, the guilt at [[SurvivorsGuilt being alive]].

As the ship docks, Marcus goes off the to let Security know, and Delnn Delenn goes to meet the captain, Lennan. As she does, Nightwatch Night Watch ambushes them.

Garibaldi is listening to Sparky, the Sparky (the A.I., complaining ) complaining, when Ivanova calls with word of the kidnapping. Delenn and Lennan, along with one of his aides, are being held somewhere in an abandoned area as their captors make contact with Sheridan. They demand the Minbari ships leave within six hours or they'll kill the hostages. To prove their point they kill Lennan's aid. Marcus storms off.

Back in the downbelow Downbelow bar, Marcus approaches a group of lowlifes and deals himself into their game. He asks what they know but they aren't inclined to tell him anything, and ask why they should bother.



* AxCrazy: Sniper, just listen to his description of [[ColdBloodedTorture what he did to Minbari POWs]], and he's looking forward to showing his buddies in person.

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* AxCrazy: Sniper, Sniper; just listen to his description of [[ColdBloodedTorture what he did to Minbari POWs]], and he's looking forward to showing his buddies in person.



* ColdBloodedTorture: Sniper descripes taking seven days to kill a Minbari, by tying off and slicing off each limb one at a time.

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* ColdBloodedTorture: Sniper descripes describes taking seven days to kill a Minbari, by tying off and slicing off each limb one at a time.



** Londo's poisoning of Refa's drink echoes Sinclair's (fake) slipping a transmitter into G'Kar's drink. This time, though, whether or act is real is left unsaid...but it's entirely possible for Londo to have done either.

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** Londo's poisoning of Refa's drink echoes Sinclair's (fake) slipping a transmitter into G'Kar's drink. This time, though, whether or the act is real is left unsaid...but it's entirely possible for Londo to have done either.



* ISurrenderSuckers: Variant. Sheridan makes Nightwatch think the Minbari have pulled out... then fakes a reactor leak to force them into the open.

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* ISurrenderSuckers: Variant. Sheridan makes Nightwatch Night Watch think the Minbari have pulled out... then fakes a reactor leak to force them into the open.



* SurvivorsGuilt: Marcus still feel it from being the only survivor of the Shadow attack on his colony. Delenn urges him to lay it down.

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* SurvivorsGuilt: Marcus still feel feels it from being the only survivor of the Shadow attack on his colony. Delenn urges him to lay it down.
25th Jun '16 9:22:25 PM Tallens
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25th Jun '16 8:45:20 PM Tallens
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* HidingBehindTheLanguageBarrier: Delenn and Lennan discuss trying to untie themselves in Minbari, but Sniper learned it during the Earth-Minbari War and realizes what they're up to.
25th Jun '16 8:35:47 PM Tallens
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* BurialInSpace: The station's fallen are set adrift through the main docking bay.
14th May '16 12:25:23 PM Tallens
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* DigYourOwnGrave: Sniper apparently learned Minbari just so he could order [=POWs=] to do this.
10th May '16 6:24:55 PM Tallens
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* PragmaticVillainy: Boggs keeps Sniper from indulging his darker nature, not because he doesn't agree with him, but they need Delenn and Lennan alive for now.


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* VillainousRescue: Boggs keeps Sniper from shooting Delenn in a fit of rage.
10th May '16 6:21:10 PM Tallens
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** Two others come out, though one is towards a deceased character ([[spoiler:Ivanova confesses she thinks she loved Talia]]) and another not directly to the object of affection because it's not meant to be ([[spoiler:Lennier confesses he loves Delenn as his "tell a secret" rebirth ritual to Marcus]])

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** Two others come out, though one is towards a deceased character ([[spoiler:Ivanova (Ivanova confesses she thinks she loved Talia]]) Talia) and another not directly to the object of affection because it's not meant to be ([[spoiler:Lennier (Lennier confesses he loves Delenn as his "tell a secret" rebirth ritual to Marcus]])Marcus)


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* UnderestimatingBadassery: The guys in the bar didn't involve themselves in Marcus' business before, or they might have learned what being a Ranger entails.
10th May '16 6:15:54 PM Tallens
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Londo and Refa meet up to discuss the war effort. Londo wants them to pull back their forces and for Refa to cut his ties to Mr. Morden. Refa is unwilling, until Londo mentions he poisoned Refa's drink. The first part settles into he blood until he has an agent introduce the second part, at which point, Refa will be quite dead. Refa asks why and Londo tells him it's to guarantee Refa's cooperation...[[InevitableMutualBetrayal and because sooner or later Refa would do the same to Londo]].

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Londo and Refa meet up to discuss reports from the front lines.

-->'''Londo''': You will note the plural form, "lines". Is there anyone along our border with whom we are not currently at war?\\
'''Refa''': We need room to expand.\\
'''Londo''': Only an idiot fights a
war effort. on two fronts. Only the heir to the throne of the kingdom of idiots would fight a war on twelve fronts.

Londo wants them to pull back their forces and for Refa to cut his ties to Mr. Morden. Refa is unwilling, until Londo mentions he poisoned Refa's drink. The first part settles into he blood until he has an agent introduce the second part, at which point, Refa will be quite dead. Refa asks why and Londo tells him it's to guarantee Refa's cooperation...[[InevitableMutualBetrayal and because sooner or later Refa would do the same to Londo]].
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