"A Distant Star"

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"John, she's Minbari?"
"A-ha."
"She doesn't look like one. I mean, she does, but she doesn't. I mean, what's the deal?"
"We're still trying to figure that one out. There's the story she told us, but then, the Minbari never tell you the whole truth."
	-- Captain Jack Maynard and Sheridan in Babylon 5:"A Distant Star"
"People don't eat right. Skipped meals, eat strange things at odd hours. I mean, someone has to look after your health."
"Okay, fine. Diet."
"No no no no. Food plan."
"Got it."
	-- Dr. Franklin and Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"A Distant Star"
"Well, it wasn't in hyperspace though. But you know, things can get kind of weird out on the Rim too. It's funny. You never know what you're gonna find when you look over the edge of what's known and into what's not. We were in sector 857, and I took my nav. officer, Lt. Patrick with me for a lookaround in one of our scoutships."
"And?"
"Well, I noticed that we'd gotten out of sight of the Cortez and I was .. I was just about ready to turn back when I saw something. Maybe a thousand kilometers away, black against space. Now, the reason that I know it was there is that it blotted out the stars behind it. I don't know the exact shape of it, but .. it was big. I turned to Pat, asked if he could see it, and when I looked back, it had vanished."
	-- Captain Jack Maynard and Sheridan in Babylon 5:"A Distant Star"
"10 pounds?"
"Well, a 10-pound gain isn't too bad, but you could afford to lose it. Here's a list of foods I want you to avoid. No meat, low fat. Lots of vegetables."
"Rabbit food."
"Well, it's only for a little while, Captain. We'll get those 10 pounds off in no time."
"Who's 'we'?"
"Well, a doctor and his patient are a team, Captain, don't you agree?"
"Sure. And since we're a team, why don't you do the diet part."
	-- Sheridan and Franklin in Babylon 5:"A Distant Star"
"I am more 'one of us' at this moment than I have ever been. More than you will ever know."
	-- Delenn to Teronn in Babylon 5:"A Distant Star"
"If everything is satisfactory, Doctor, I'll be returning to my duties."
"Just one last thing, Commander. I worked out this food plan for you."
"Are you telling me to go on a diet? I'll have you know I don't have an ounce of fat in my body. I exercise vigorously once a day despite my injury, and--"
"When you do eat, you don't eat enough of the right things. You have deficiencies in calsium, iron and several other minerals. And it's hampering your recovery. Now, I recommend iron supplements, and an increased diet.. food plan, to replenish you system."
"I'll gain weight!"
"Well, briefly, yes."
"Figures. All my life I've fought against imperialism. Now, suddenly I am the expanding Russian frontier."
"But with very nice borders."
	-- Ivanova and Franklin in Babylon 5:"A Distant Star"
"An old friend of mine once quoted me an ancient Egyptian blessing: 'God be between you and harm in all the empty places where you must walk.'"
	-- Sheridan to Zeta Squadron in Babylon 5:"A Distant Star"
"Universe puts us in places where we can learn. They are never easy places, but they are right. Wherever we are, it's the right place .. and the right time. Pain that sometimes comes is part of the process of constantly being born."
	-- Delenn to Sheridan in Babylon 5:"A Distant Star"
"Then I will tell you a great secret, Captain. Perhaps the greatest of all time. The molecules of your body are the same molecules that make up this station and the nebula outside, that burn inside the stars themselves. We are starstuff, we are the universe made manifest, trying to figure itself out. As we have both learned, sometimes the universe requires a change of perspective."
	-- Delenn to Sheridan in Babylon 5:"A Distant Star"
"Ever had a long talk with ambassador Delenn, Commander?"
"Yes, from time to time. Why?"
"She and the universe .. seem to have a special relationship."
"Don't we all?"
	-- Sheridan and Ivanova in Babylon 5:"A Distant Star"

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