Saffron: Are you gonna kill me?
Mal: What?! What kind of crappy planet is that? Kill you?
Saffron: In the maiden’s home I heard talk of men who weren’t pleased with their brides —
Mal: Well I ain’t them! And don’t you ever stand for that sort of thing. Someone ever tries to kill you, you try to kill ’em right back! Look, wife or no, you are no one’s property to be tossed aside. You got the right same as anyone to live and try to kill people. I mean, you know… people that are… That’s a dumb planet.
Firefly — Episode 6 — “Our Mrs. Reynolds”