Lux Bonteri: I stand before you, son of Mina Bonteri, loyal Separatist, a patriot, a friend. It has come to my attention that my mother was murdered by Count Dooku in cold blood.
Bec Lawise: That is a lie! Remove this traitor immediately.
Lux Bonteri: I will not be silenced.
Duchess Satine: Stop this!
Voe Atell: We would ask you to respect that we deal with this matter ourselves.
Lux Bonteri: No! Dooku is deceiving you. You will all be betrayed just like my mother.
Padmé Amidala: I must say, when I came to visit, hadn't pictured us in such an informal setting.
Duchess Satine: Yes, well, from what master Kenobi tells me, during your tenure as queen, you became quite familiar with such excursions.
Padmé Amidala: One can only survive the rigors of courtly formalities for so long.
Duchess Satine: We are of the same mind.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: I don't think you should make any decisions in this state of mind.
Duchess Satine: This state of mind? And what state of mind would that be, precisely?
Obi-Wan Kenobi: What I'm saying is... Any person would be hysterical by now, but...
Duchess Satine: Hysterical? The Republic is attempting to force its will upon innocent people.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: I only meant...
Duchess Satine: Frankly, I'm surprised you're not hysterical. Perhaps if more citizens got hysterical, they'd be more inclined to speak up when the Republic tramples on their rights.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Rushing in like this, it's... It's foolhardy.
Duchess Satine: Ironic words from a man who spends his days running hither and yon, wielding his lightsaber with deadly force as if on a crusade. Why should I listen to someone who so frequently relies on violence? In my opinion, you're the one who's foolhardy.
Duchess Satine: How ironic to meet again only to find we're on opposing sides.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: The needs of your people are all that matter. They couldn't be in better hands with you to guide their future.
Duchess Satine: Kind words indeed from a mindful and committed Jedi. And yet...
Obi-Wan Kenobi: What?
Duchess Satine: I'm still not sure about the beard.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Why? What's wrong with it?
Duchess Satine: It hides too much of your handsome face.
Duchess Satine: Obi-Wan, it looks like I may never see you again. I don't know quite how to say this, but I've loved you from the moment you came to my aid all those years ago.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Satine, this is hardly the time or place for... (Satine signals him to stall...) All right. Had you said the word, I would have left the Jedi Order.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Republic military presence is the only sure defense against the Separatists.
Duchess Satine: Even extremists can be reasoned with.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Perhaps, if one can be heard over the clanking of their battle droids.
Duchess Satine: The sarcasm of a soldier.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: The delusion of a dreamer.
Duchess Satine: I remember a time when Jedi were not generals, but peacekeepers.
Anakin Skywalker: We are protectors, Highness. Yours at the moment. We fight for peace.
Duchess Satine: What an amusing contradiction.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: What Master Skywalker means is that we are acting at the behest of Your Highness to protect you from the Death Watch and the Separatists, who don't share your neutral point of view.
Duchess Satine: I asked for no such thing.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: That may be so, but a majority of your court did.
Duchess Satine: I do not remember you as one to hide behind excuses.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: I do not remember you as one to shrink from responsibilities.
Orn Free Taa: I am certain we all agree Duchess Satine and General Kenobi have proven there are two sides to every dilemma.
Obi-Wan Kenobi (to Anakin): There may be two sides to every dilemma, but the Duchess only favors hers.
Duchess Satine: You are quite the general now, aren't you, Master Kenobi?
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Forgive me for interrupting, Your Highness, I meant no disrespect.
Duchess Satine: Really? Senators, I presume you are acquainted with the collection of half-truths and hyperbole known as Obi-Wan Kenobi?
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Your Highness is too kind.
Duchess Satine: You're right. I am.
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