Queen of Swords/Takes a Thief

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Takes a Thief
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Season 1, Episode 19
Airdate May 12, 2001
Production Number 120
Writer(s) Elizabeth Keyishian
Director(s) Paolo Barzman
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Queen of SwordsSeason One

Takes a Thief is the ninteenth episode of the first season of Queen of Swords, and the ninteenth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Darren Tighe (Fenner), Ralf Moeller (Roman Petrov)


Plot Overview

Fenner and Roman, two conmen, arrive in Santa Helena and seeing the reward for the capture of The Queen offer their services to Colonel Montoya. He takes them up on their offer, but after a life threatning/saving confrontation with The Queen, Roman changes his mind. Incensed by this Montoya throws Fenner in jail until Roman completes the bargain.


Arc Advancement



Ramon is the gentle giant and Fenner the wise cracking conman.

Captain Grisham, Vera, Dr Helm, and Don Hidlago do not appear in this story.



The Show

Behind the Scenes

Fenner played by Darren Tighe is a stand up comedian and comedy actor and this episode was the nearest to comedy of any in the series.

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments


Fenners Quips:

  • The Queen racing by on horseback "nice saddle".
  • Confronting The Queen "nice get up, not exactly inconspicuous are we?".
  • Trying to hold on to Roman "Mister meat and potatoes, would it kill you to eat a salad once in a while".
  • Talking to Roman from jail "Montoya knows exactly where you are, add to that ,your not exactly built for stealth".


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