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    alpha128
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  • alpha128
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    Originally posted by Melanie View Post
    "The truth points to itself."
    "I hear you've got a saying, 'Understanding is a three-edged sword.' Well, we've got a saying too. 'Put your money where your mouth is.'"

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  • Melanie
    Narn with key

  • Melanie
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    Originally posted by Kraig View Post
    Entil'Zha. Entil'Zha. I was sent to find you. The ancient books told us that on this day, no sooner, no later we were to enter the sanctuary and open this.
    We did not know what was inside. It has waited, locked and sealed for over 900 years. We do not understand how or why. We know only that it is. How did he know that you would be here? How did he know your name?
    "The truth points to itself."

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  • Kraig
    Lurker in Brown Sector

  • Kraig
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    Originally posted by alpha128 View Post
    "This is how the world ends, swallowed in fire, but not in darkness. You will live on. The voice of all our ancestors, the voice of our fathers and our mothers to the last generation. We created the world we think you would've wished for us. And now we leave the cradle for the last time."
    Entil'Zha. Entil'Zha. I was sent to find you. The ancient books told us that on this day, no sooner, no later we were to enter the sanctuary and open this.
    We did not know what was inside. It has waited, locked and sealed for over 900 years. We do not understand how or why. We know only that it is. How did he know that you would be here? How did he know your name?

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  • alpha128
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  • alpha128
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    Originally posted by AstroBoy View Post
    "No. We have to stay here and there's a simple reason why. Ask ten different scientists about the environment, population control, genetics and you'll get ten different answers, but there's one thing every scientist on the planet agrees on. Whether it happens in a hundred years or a thousand years or a million years, eventually our Sun will grow cold and go out. When that happens, it won't just take us. It'll take Marilyn Monroe and Lao-Tzu and Einstein and Morobuto and Buddy Holly and Aristophenes .. and all of this .. all of this was for nothing unless we go to the stars."
    "This is how the world ends, swallowed in fire, but not in darkness. You will live on. The voice of all our ancestors, the voice of our fathers and our mothers to the last generation. We created the world we think you would've wished for us. And now we leave the cradle for the last time."

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  • AstroBoy
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  • AstroBoy
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    Originally posted by babylonlurker View Post
    "We are gonna end this ... not just for the next 100 years, or the next 1000 years, but FOREVER !"
    "No. We have to stay here and there's a simple reason why. Ask ten different scientists about the environment, population control, genetics and you'll get ten different answers, but there's one thing every scientist on the planet agrees on. Whether it happens in a hundred years or a thousand years or a million years, eventually our Sun will grow cold and go out. When that happens, it won't just take us. It'll take Marilyn Monroe and Lao-Tzu and Einstein and Morobuto and Buddy Holly and Aristophenes .. and all of this .. all of this was for nothing unless we go to the stars."

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  • babylonlurker
    In the Shadow of Z'Ha'Dum

  • babylonlurker
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    Originally posted by Melanie View Post
    "On my world, there are books, thousands of pages, about the power of one mind to change the Universe, but none said it as clearly as this."
    "We are gonna end this ... not just for the next 100 years, or the next 1000 years, but FOREVER !"

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  • Melanie
    Narn with key

  • Melanie
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    Originally posted by alpha128 View Post
    "Londo, they are going away. Money doesn't matter to them. Power doesn't matter to them."
    "On my world, there are books, thousands of pages, about the power of one mind to change the Universe, but none said it as clearly as this."

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  • alpha128
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  • alpha128
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    Originally posted by Kraig View Post
    I said, "Sheila." "Sheila," I says, "you change that vid channel one more time and I'm out of here, you got it?" Well, she did, I did, and here I am. You should have seen the look on her face, let me tell you. But it's great. I get to meet all kinds of people. I mean, look, me sitting next to you, a Minbari. You know, us in that war and all. But I don't hold a grudge. No, sir. You know what? I say live and let live. You know, look, I got hair, you got a bone. So where you going?
    "Londo, they are going away. Money doesn't matter to them. Power doesn't matter to them."

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  • Kraig
    Lurker in Brown Sector

  • Kraig
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    Originally posted by alpha128 View Post
    "You are linked at the hip. Just as bad as she is. But you are not just a dreamer, you are a soldier. How far are you prepared to go? How much are you prepared to risk? How many people are you prepared to sacrifice for victory? Are you willing to die friendless, alone, deserted by everyone? Because that's what may be required of you in the war that is to come."
    I said, "Sheila." "Sheila," I says, "you change that vid channel one more time and I'm out of here, you got it?" Well, she did, I did, and here I am. You should have seen the look on her face, let me tell you. But it's great. I get to meet all kinds of people. I mean, look, me sitting next to you, a Minbari. You know, us in that war and all. But I don't hold a grudge. No, sir. You know what? I say live and let live. You know, look, I got hair, you got a bone. So where you going?

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  • alpha128
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  • alpha128
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    Originally posted by AstroBoy View Post
    "Sh--Show me the way to go home, I'm tired and I want to go to bed. I had a little -- oh, that's a big drink -- about an hour ago and it went right to my head. .. What did I do .. with that link? You Linky, Linky, Linky? Here, Linky? Ow, the missing link!"
    "You are linked at the hip. Just as bad as she is. But you are not just a dreamer, you are a soldier. How far are you prepared to go? How much are you prepared to risk? How many people are you prepared to sacrifice for victory? Are you willing to die friendless, alone, deserted by everyone? Because that's what may be required of you in the war that is to come."

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  • AstroBoy
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  • AstroBoy
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    Originally posted by Melanie View Post
    "Before war broke out between our governments, you bought me a drink. I wish to return the favor. For the first time in a hundred years, we have something in common beyond hatred. I find that most extraordinary, and so a drink to the humans, and to the bridge that they created between us in the hope for a better future for both our worlds."
    "Sh--Show me the way to go home, I'm tired and I want to go to bed. I had a little -- oh, that's a big drink -- about an hour ago and it went right to my head. .. What did I do .. with that link? You Linky, Linky, Linky? Here, Linky? Ow, the missing link!"

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  • Melanie
    Narn with key

  • Melanie
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    Originally posted by alpha128 View Post
    "I find I'm actually looking forward to seeing the universe with you alongside, Lyta. Perhaps we'll find something extraordinary. Perhaps something extraordinary will find us. Either way, it's going to be quite an adventure."
    "Before war broke out between our governments, you bought me a drink. I wish to return the favor. For the first time in a hundred years, we have something in common beyond hatred. I find that most extraordinary, and so a drink to the humans, and to the bridge that they created between us in the hope for a better future for both our worlds."

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  • alpha128
    Confirmed User

  • alpha128
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    Originally posted by Kraig View Post
    I've come a long way to be here for this. I'd hate to just turn around and go back again. Besides, I think we'd work well together. Like Butch and Sundance, Lewis and Clark, Lucy and Ethel. Well, when I joined Earthforce, the sign said, "Greatest adventure of all." If they only knew.
    "I find I'm actually looking forward to seeing the universe with you alongside, Lyta. Perhaps we'll find something extraordinary. Perhaps something extraordinary will find us. Either way, it's going to be quite an adventure."

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  • Kraig
    Lurker in Brown Sector

  • Kraig
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    Originally posted by Melanie View Post
    "And as we have both learned, sometimes the universe requires a change of perspective."
    I've come a long way to be here for this. I'd hate to just turn around and go back again. Besides, I think we'd work well together. Like Butch and Sundance, Lewis and Clark, Lucy and Ethel. Well, when I joined Earthforce, the sign said, "Greatest adventure of all." If they only knew.

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  • Melanie
    Narn with key

  • Melanie
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    Originally posted by alpha128 View Post
    "One day they're shooting at you, the next day they're taking you out to dinner. Ha! What a universe!"
    "And as we have both learned, sometimes the universe requires a change of perspective."

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