Inara: Does it seem every supply store on every border planet has the same five rag dolls and the same wood carvings of… what is this? A duck?
Kaylee: That’s a swan… I like it.
Inara: You do?
Kaylee: Looks like it was made with, you know, longing. Made by a person really longed to see a swan.
Inara: Perhaps because they’d only heard of them by rough description.
Firefly — Episode 5 — “Safe”