Author's Note: My sporadic inspiration finally decided to come back!

The idea for this story originated in my cat, who chewed in half the cord to a pair of headphones not two days after I purchased them.

Disclaimer: I do not own Firefly, Serenity or any of the characters.

"Pride." River stated "All so full of pride it won't settle 'till everyone knows."

Simon, who had been trying to organize the infirmary when this startling announcement was made, turned around.


"Look!" River pointed at the doorway. "All sorts of pride! Must show it off before it goes away!"

The Cat stalked quickly past the doorway, head high and some sort of rubberized computer cable hanging out of its mouth.

Two seconds later, Kaylee stormed past, demanding the cat give up the port thruster control interlink.

Author's note: Well, what did you think? Review and let me know!