[Movie Script]Serenity


SERENITY



Written by

Joss Whedon

April 18, 2004


EXT. CLASSROOM - DAY

It's a group of twelve-year-olds, serious and well dressed.
They sit on their heels under a sparsely elegant tent, small
wooden desks with embedded screens in front of them. The
tent is on a lawn surrounded by lush foliage. People walk
about and vehicles glide quietly overhead. A utopian vista.

GIRL
Now that the war's over, our
soldiers get to come home, yes?

TEACHER
Some of them. Some will be
stationed on the rim planets as
Peace Enforcers.

BOY
I don't understand. Why were the
Independents even fighting us?
Why wouldn't they look to be more
civilized?

TEACHER
That's a good question. Does
anybody want to open on that?

GIRL
I hear they're cannibals.

ANOTHER BOY

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