This report is maybe twelve years old. Parliament buried it, and it stayed buried till River dug it up. This is what they feared she knew. And they were right to fear...because there's a whole universe of folk who are gonna know it too. They're gonna see it. Somebody has to speak for these people. You all got on this boat for different reasons, but you all come to the same place. So now, I'm asking more of you than I have before. Maybe all. Sure as I know anything, I know this: they will try again. Maybe on another world, maybe on this very ground swept clean. A year from now, ten, they'll swing back to the belief that they can make people...better. And I do not hold to that. So no more running. I aim to misbehave.
— Captain Mal Reynolds, Serenity
Pursued by the Empire's
sinister agents, Princess
Leia races home aboard her
starship, custodian of the
stolen plans that can save
her people and restore
freedom to the galaxy...
—Opening crawl to Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Ehren: I can't just walk away from my friends.
Tavi: Don't walk. Run. As fast as you can. If Gaius doesn't at least hear about it, it was all for nothing. Don't let that happen.
—Codex Alera: Cursor's Fury