"Confessions and Lamentations"

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"I thought Zeta squadron was on break."
"It is, but some time ago, Keffer saw or thought he saw something in hyperspace, a ship of some kind, unknown configuration. He's been spending some of his free time looking for it."
"Tell Lieutenant Keffer to return to base. I want all freelance expeditions curbed from now on. His fighter's to be recharged and ready to go within the hour."
	-- Sheridan and Ivanova in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"Something here doesn't add up. And unlike Mr. Garibaldi, I don't like mysteries."
	-- Dr. Franklin in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"For a meal with such an honored guest, there are rituals and traditions. The food must be sanctified during each of the fifteen stages of cooking. For instance, the spices must be blessed and a specific prayer spoken when they are used, each spice can only be used once, of course, and in the correct order. If an error is made, entire meal must be abandoned and you must begin again from scratch."
"So, when do you sleep?"
"One does not sleep during the cooking. It could lead to error. So, for two days Lennier has not slept. In order to remain pure, he has taken only water and bread."
	-- Lennier,Sheridan,Delenn in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"As there are rituals to follow in preparing the meal of this nature, there are other rituals that must be observed when eating the meal. Otherwise the food is no longer sanctified and .. Lennier must begin all over again."
"Heh. Well, we certainly wouldn't want that, would we?"
	-- Delenn and Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"It is then tradition for the guest to set aside one piece of flarn in the memory of Valen in the place that is set aside for his return."
	-- Delenn to Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"We must now wait for a few moments before eating again. In between, we meditate upon food."
	-- Delenn to Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"In the memory of the nine and the one."
	-- Sheridan waking up in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"No, no, I was not. I .. I was meditating."
"The sound you were making is part of human meditation?"
"I don't snore."
	-- Sheridan and Lennier in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"Now, I want to know how terminal and how contagious."
"It is one hundred percent terminal. And one hundred percent .. contagious."
	-- Franklin & Dr. Lazarenn in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"The disease only appeared once before, centuries ago on a small island on our world noted for certain excesses. When it was struck down, the rest of my people believed it was a punishment by the gods for their lack of morality. They even named the disease after the island devastated by it: Drafa."
	-- Lazarenn to Franklin in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"We are the pure. If we believe, then the dark angel of Drafa will pass over us. Hurry. Inside now, everyone inside."
	-- Ambassador F'shara in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"They're in pain, frightened, dying. Minbari are taught that at such a time, the afflicted should be ministered to, comforted."
"They're not your own people, Delenn."
"I didn't know that similarity was required for the exercise of compassion. They are afraid. We wish to do what little we can."
	-- Delenn and Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"Don't look away, Captain. All life is transitory, a dream. We all come together in the same place, at the end of time. If I don't see you again here, I will see you, in a little while, in a place where no shadows fall."
	-- Delenn to Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"You should get some sleep."
"Can't. Too much to do."
"That's your third stim tonight. Too much isn't good for you."
"If we don't figure this out, it's really not going to matter, now, is it?"
	-- Lazarenn and Franklin in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"Faith manages."
	-- Delenn to Lennier in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"Faith .. manages."
	-- Lennier to Delenn in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"You were very funny. Everything to you was a problem to be solved, a test to be passed. But you know, Stephen, sometimes the test is not to find the answer. It's to see how you react when you realize there is no answer."
	-- Lazarenn to Franklin in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"When I was a child, I once visited the city with my family and became separated from my parents. The more I looked for them, the more lost I became. The streets became smaller, narrower, darker. I was so afraid. Then .. I found myself in an old temple. And .. I thought .. I will wait here. I will be safe here .. and they will come, they will come for me."
"Did they?"
"Not at first. Hours passed. The temple was cold and deserted. I fell asleep. When I woke up, there was someone standing over me. He looked down and smiled, and .. my fear went away. He stood there, bright against the darkness, and said that I was going to be all right, that if I .. believed .. then my parents will come for me. He said, 'I will not allow harm to come to my little ones here, in my great house.' Just then .. the door opened, and my parents came running in."
	-- Delenn and Sh'naal in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"Faith manages."
	-- Lennier to Delenn in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"Lennier, is there anyone? Anyone at all?"
".. No. No one."
	-- Dr.Franklin and Lennier in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"
"What do you call two billion dead Markabs? Planetary redecorating."
	-- Bartender in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"

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