While Lt. Colonel Carter is aboard the Odyssey, it hits a minefield and loses contact with Earth. They are captured by the Lucian Anateo, who kills the ship commander Emerson, and ultimately wants to replace Nethan, whose leadership of the Lucian Alliance is highly contested. The other team members have no starship available, but Vala 'finds' a lousy Goa'uld craft and, with Daniel, Mitchell and Teal'c, tracks the Odyssey's signal to her dodgy acquaintance Shamus, only to be trapped there and brought to Anateo, but escape in a Ha'tak vessel. Col. Mitchell uses a hallucinogen to make Nethan believe he is the mysterious Lucian Kefflin, finds Teal'c a captive and 'takes over' his torture, but is recognized by a space pirate Tenak who knows him as a bounty-hunter and just wants a cut...
Did You Know?
This episode marks Stargate SG-1 overtaking the X-files as the longest running North American science fiction series at that time, but was overtaken by Smallville in 2011. The X-files regained the record in 2018. See more
When Vala beams the alliance member off the ship and into space, he fires his pistol several times, Pistols fire due to a firing pin hitting a blasting cap at the base of a round, causing an explosion. Without oxygen this explosion would never happen and the pistol would not fire. See more
What do you want, Vala? If you haven't already stolen it from me.
Written by Joel Goldsmith See more