"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"

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"Medlab's quiet these days. The League of non-aligned worlds has broken up and everyone's going back to their homeworlds to prepare for the next stage of war. We know the enemy is gonna strike back. Rumour has it that this time's gonna be the last time. This time they're gonna end it. All we can do now is wait for the other shoe to drop or try and find something useful to do before the end. Right now, short of hand holding, or sympathetic ear, I can't think of one damn thing."
	-- Franklin in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"Who are you? What do you want? Who are you? What do you want? Who are you? Who are you?"
	-- Sheridan's dream in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"You are thinking about escape again, aren't you? Don't. There is no way off Z'ha'dum. Might as well give up, reconcile yourself as I did."
"The first obligation of a prisoner is to escape."
"Ah. So .. if one is a prisoner of love, one must escape to solitude? If one is a prisoner to joy, must one escape to sadness?"
	-- Lorien & Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"I see you're still upset that I won't tell you my name. Well, what does it matter? If I tell you my name is Lorien .. what good is that? It tells you nothing, but leaves me at a disadvantage."
	-- Lorien in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"Words have meaning and names have power. The universe begun with a word, you know. But which came first: the word or the thought behind the word? You can't create language without thought .. and you can't conceive a thought without language. So which created the other and, thus, created the universe?"
	-- Lorien in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"What question?"
"'Who are you?'"
"How did you know about it?"
"It's a dangerous question, isn't it? There's never a good answer to it. I suppose, that's the point."
	-- Sheridan & Lorien in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"Nothing goes on forever. Not falls, not you, not I, not love, not life. Entropy consumes everything. We all hit bottom, sooner or later."
	-- Lorien to Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"There are only two possibilities. If you hit bottom, then you are dead. If you did not hit bottom, you are still falling and all of this is a dream. Unless .. you are in-between."
"Between what?"
"Between moments."
	-- Lorien & Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"Tick, tock. Tick, tock. Always running out of time. Yours is almost used up. You're between seconds, lost in the infinite possibilities between tick and tock. Tick, you're alive. Tock.. Well, it was a good life, but a short one. Tick, tock, tick, tock, tick--"
	-- Lorien to Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"You're closer now, aren't you. Yes, I see you are. But closer to tick or closer to tock? I don't know. Only time will tell. And here, between the moments, we have all the time in the world."
	-- Lorien to Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"The man says he doesn't want to talk to you. Leave him alone."
"We're having a private conversation. It's no concern of yours."
"It's my bar, I'm making it my concern. Now get out."
"I've come a long way. I intend to finish my conversation."
	-- Bartender & G'Kar in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"I've sometimes heard the humans say: 'Minbari never tell anyone the whole truth.' But I'm no longer wholly Minbari and should've changed my heart more than I did. But I loved him and I wanted to protect him. I should've loved him less and trusted him more."
	-- Delenn in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"Doesn't make sense."
"You're right, that's the bit that worries me."
"If you are going to be worried every time the universe doesn't make sense, you are going to be worried every moment of every day for the rest of your natural life."
	-- G'Kar and Marcus in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"I was doing fine until you showed up with that .. thing in hand."
"It's a Minbari fighting pike, several hundred years old. You are just jealous because you don't have one. Bad case of pikal envy, if you ask me."
	-- G'Kar and Marcus in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"They seem rather eager to find you. Eagerness like that--"
"--worries you. Hell, I suppose I should appreciate your concern. Compassion is a rare commodity these days."
"So, why are you doing this?"
"He's my friend. I've never had a friend before who wasn't a Narn. And you?"
"I never had a friend before who was a Narn, .. and damn few of any other kind. Most of them are dead."
	-- G'Kar and Marcus in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"Wakey, wakey. I'm here with your weather report for the evening. I see rain, lightning, thunder, and your head nailed to that wall over there if you don't tell me what my friend and I need to know."
	-- Marcus to Isaac in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"The job now is to turn this around and make it into something positive. My dad always told me that's the only way you deal with pain; you don't surrender, you don't fight it, you turn it into something positive. He used to say: 'If you are falling off a cliff, you may as well try to fly. You've got nothing to lose.'"
	-- Sheridan's log in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"I am the last of the Kha'ri. I fought in our war of liberation against the Centauri. I can take care of myself. If you stay, I will be deeply offended, and there is little more inherently dangerous than an offended Narn."
	-- G'Kar to Marcus in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"As a dear friend said to me: 'If you are falling off a mountain, you may as well try to fly.' Here, at the end, I offer you one final chance to fly."
	-- Delenn in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"And you. Have you anything to say?"
"Do you by any chance happen to know where Mr. Garibaldi might be?"
	-- Cartagia & G'Kar in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"There is a monster on the throne, G'Kar, a well-protected monster. He must be removed, and you may be the means I have been waiting for."
	-- Londo to G'Kar in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"You didn't ask the price .. for my co-operation."
"You are not exactly in a position to bargain, G'Kar."
"Neither are you. You want my help .. for the sake of your people. I will give it .. for the sake of my own. If I remove the monster from your throne, you will remove the monster .. from my world. Leave Narn, set my world free. Promise me this, and I will do as you ask."
"You have my word."
	-- G'Kar and Londo in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"This is the fire I set when I woke up down here. I've come full circle."
"Don't we all?"
	-- Sheridan & Lorien in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"Yes, of course I care. It's a terrible thing when your children fight. I warned the others, but they didn't listen. They never listen."
	-- Lorien in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"How long have you been here?"
"A long time. So long. I was old when the molecules of your world joined and called themselves land and sea and fish .. and man.
"One of the First Ones."
"No. Not one of the First Ones. I am .. the First One."
	-- Sheridan & Lorien in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"That was you?"
"Perhaps. We all have secrets and surprises. Did you know you have a Vorlon inside you? Well, a piece of one."
	-- Sheridan & Lorien in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"Kosh."
"Is that its name? I think I met it once long ago."
	-- Sheridan & Lorien in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"You can't turn away from death simply because you're afraid of what might happen without you. That's not enough! You're not embracing life. You're fleeing death. And so you're caught in between, unable to go forward or backward. Your friends need what you can be when you are no longer afraid, when you know who you are and why you are and what you want, when you are no longer looking for reasons to live, but can simply be."
	-- Lorien to Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"You must let go. Surrender yourself to death. The death of flesh, the death of fear. Step into the abyss, and let go."
	-- Lorien to Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"It's easy to find something worth dying for. Do you have anything worth living for?"
"I can't see you anymore."
"As it should be."
"What if I fall? How will I know you'll catch me?"
"I caught you before."
"What if I die?"
"I can not create life, but I can breathe on the remaining embers.. It may not work."
"But I can hope."
"Hope is all we have."
	-- Lorien & Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"
"Do you have anything worth living for?"
"Sleep now. I will watch and catch you if you should fall."
"Delenn!"
	-- Lorien, Delenn, Sheridan in Babylon 5:"Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?"

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