You don't know me son, so let me tell you this once. If I ever kill you, you will be awake. You'll be facing me, and you'll be armed.
Mal has a stubborn sense of loyalty and do right. He's crooked, but only as the laws concerned, and that don't seem to mean much anyhow. Out in the black you've got yourself, your ship and your crew. As long as you're all still flying, well, that's enough.
I'm not really counting this as a full outfit. So you'll still get a post tomorrow. ;) Oh, in case you didn't catch it, there's a reference to the Blogess, author of "Let's Pretend this Never Happened". If you haven't met her, do yourself a favor and start here, it'll explain the twine: http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/