Mal: “Think she’ll hold together?” 

Zoe: “She’s torn up plenty, but she’ll fly true.” 

Zoe: “Nice place for an ambush.”

Mal: “That it is.”

“I loved the Zoe-Wash relationship. You know, that was the sticking point at the very end of picking-up process. The studio said, “They can’t be married,” and that’s when I said, “I don’t want you to pick up the show.””
Joss Whedon on the Firefly episode “War Stories”, 2003 (X)

Wash: “Grenades?”

Zoë: “Oh, yes. Thank you, dear.”

Zoe: “River, honey, he’s putting the hair away now.”

River: “Doesn’t matter. It’ll still be there. Waiting.”

“At last, we can retire and give up this life of crime.”
Zoe