EXT. FARGO, MESOPOTAMIA - DAY
Xena and Gabrielle have split up so that Gabrielle can shop and Xena can stand around looking intimidating. Suddenly, Gabrielle runs up to Xena, looking quite upset. [Note: all character voices are to be read in your best Wisconsin/Minnesota "Fargo" impersonation]
EXT. BRANARD, MESOPOTAMIA: THE VILLAGE WITH QUITE A RUCKUS GOING ON, HEY - DAY
Xena and Gabrielle enter a village where there's a melee of looting, fighting, pillaging, raping and other ruckussy things.
He walks over, a big smile on his face.
Dave spots one of his men talking to a comely lass.
Dave is looking on and smiles warmly at Steve.
Dave and Xena get into a major brawl. Gabrielle comes running up, warding off polite thugs with her stick.
Another thug takes Steve's place. Meanwhile, Xena and Dave are still fighting tooth and nail. Back to Gabrielle's group, the thug glances at Steve, who's still on the ground.
As Gabrielle whacks the thug with her staff, Xena has Dave on the ground, her sword to his neck.
Xena extends a hand and helps a woozy Dave to his feet.
Xena approaches Gabrielle, dusting off her hands.
And as they go off to treat the wounded, we: