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                                      STARGATE SG1

                                      Episode 510

                                         "2001"

                                           By

                                      Brad Wright




                                     FROM 2010
                         
               
               A paper falls from the open gate.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         (As Jack is walking down from the ramp 
                         looking at it) What is it?
 
               
                                     JACK
                         You tell me.

               
                                     DANNY
                         (Reading the paper)  Under no circumstances, 
                         go to P4C-970 ... Colonel Jack OíNeill. 
                         This looks like your handwriting.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         That IS my handwriting. (Looks at it) 
                         And itís my signature.
 
               
                                     JANET
                         That looks like blood, Sir.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         (To Walter the tech) I want P4C-970 
                         removed from the dialing computer immediately.
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         I wonder why you sent it ... I wonder 
                         WHEN.
 
               
               PRESENT DAY ... The gate opens.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Welcome back, SG-1.

               
                                     JACK
                         (Cheerfully) Break out the fishiní gear, 
                         General ... our work is DONE!
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         I take it your mission was successful?
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         In a word, Sir ... yes!

               
                                     JACK
                         In 2 words ... yes, Sir!

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Your initial report said the Volien 
                         were a simple agrarian society.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         That they are.

               
                                     DANNY
                         The Voliens introduced us to another 
                         race, friends of theirs.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Who, while lacking a sense of humor, 
                         make up for it with advanced technology.
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         They just wanted to make sure we were 
                         trustworthy first.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Long story short ... I think we just 
                         carried out our standing orders, Sir.
 
                         
               
                                     TEALíC
                         Indeed . We may have found a race both 
                         willing and capable of defending this 
                         world against the GoaíUld.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         And if THAT little outburst didnít convince 
                         you ...
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Iím convinced!

               
                                     JACK
                         We just wrapped up several hours of 
                         talks with a guy named ...
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         Borren.

               
                                     JACK
                         Borren, who REALLY lacks a sense of 
                         humor. But he wants the negotiations 
                         to move up to state level.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Well done people. Perhaps while I inform 
                         the President, you could prepare a mission 
                         briefing. (Turns to leave)
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Yes, Sir! (Jack and Sam grin at each 
                         other)
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         (Turning back) By the way ... what do 
                         our new friends call themselves?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (Smiling) The Ashen, Sir. Theyíre called 
                         the Ashen. 
 
               
               OPENING CREDITS

               
               BRIEFING ROOM

               
               Samís at the board in dress blues. A planetary map is on the 
               board.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         So, out of security concerns, The Ashen 
                         wish NOT to reveal the location of their 
                         home world until we have an agreement.
 
                         
               
               It is shown that sheís talking to a bunch of big wigs. Lots of 
               suits and men in military uniforms.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Theyíre a little paranoid.

               
                                     DANNY
                         It seems appropriate since they donít 
                         have an Iris like ours.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         We do know that theyíve created a secondary 
                         star in the Volien system by igniting 
                         a gas giant thereby doubling the Volienís 
                         growing season.
 
               
               *Gasp* Itís Joe! ;) (Samís hubby from 2010.)

               
                                     JOE
                         They MADE a star?! How?

               
                                     WARNING
                         Techno babble mode coming up! Maybe 
                         Joe should have talked to General Vadrine 
                         from Tangent. ;)
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Well, theoretically, by increasing the 
                         density of a sufficiently massive gas 
                         giant until a thermonuclear reaction 
                         can take place. In fact, Arthur C. Clark 
                         pasi ...
 
               
                                     JACK
                         (Interrupting) Ambassador, you gotta 
                         be careful about the use of the word 
                          How unless you really wanna know. (Smiles 
                         at Sam)
 
               
                                     JOE
                         My mistake, Colonel.

               
                                     SAM
                         (Smiling at Jack, to Joe) I guess my 
                         point is: the achievement itís self 
                         goes a long way to prove the Ashen are 
                         advanced enough to take on the GoaíUld.
 
                         
               
                                     TEALíC
                         The Ashen could be formidable allies.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         If they a re Stargate capable, why is 
                         this the first weíve heard of them?
 
                         
               
                                     DANNY
                         Thatís a good question. They have ships, 
                         but they only use them to travel to 
                         the planets within the confederation.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Of which the Volien system is apart.
 
                         
               
                                     DANNY
                         Right. Uh ... Borren said that both 
                         the Ashen and Volien gates were discovered 
                         buried like ours was, and no DHD was 
                         ever recovered.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Naturally, the Ashen tried dialing numerous 
                         dialing combinations, but without a 
                         DHD to compensate for stellar drift, 
                         they were stuck like we were.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         We could only go to Abydos.

               
                                     SAM
                         Exactly. It was only AFTER Danielís 
                         discovery of the cartouche on Abydos 
                         that we were able to make the drift 
                         calculation to successfully dial out 
                         to other planets. Add to that the database 
                         that Colonel OíNeill retrieved from 
                         the ancients, we could offer a whole 
                         galaxy of worlds the Ashen never knew 
                         existed!
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         The news must have come as a shock to 
                         them.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         (Sarcastically) Oh, not really.

               
                                     DANNY
                         What Jack is trying to say is that if 
                         they WERE surprised, theyíd never show 
                         it.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         They donít get excited in general General. 
                         Itís like an entire planet of accountants.
 
                         
               
               Joe looks like he wants to say something.

               
                                     TEALíC
                         Colonel OíNeill mistrusts the Ashen.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         I never said that.

               
                                     TEALíC
                         Indeed you did ... on several accounts.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         No! I didnít. What I said was : I didnít 
                         trust people without a sense of humor. 
                         Especially that *BORING* guy.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         *BORREN.*

               
                                     JACK
                         I *KNOW* his *NAME*! He was boring.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         The Ashen have agreed to meet our representative 
                         on P3A-194 tomorrow. Colonel OíNeill, 
                         both you and Major Carter are to make 
                         yourselves available to the Ambassador 
                         as consultants. (Sam smiles at Joe, 
                         who smiles back)
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Yes, Sir.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Doctor Jackson, in the meantime, Iíd 
                         like you and TealíC to confer with the 
                         Voliens, find out how they feel about 
                         the Ashen.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         (Looking yummy in that blue shirt with 
                         the tie) I could tell you their feelings 
                         right now, Sir.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Dig a little deeper. Find out if the 
                         Ashen is the good neighbors they seem 
                         to be. You embark at 0700. Gentlemen?
 
                         
               
               Everyone begins to leave, Joe walks up to Sam.

               
                                     JOE
                         Major Carter? Since weíre trading knowledge 
                         of the Stargate, I, uh ... could use 
                         a little more of that knowledge myself.
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         (Smiles) After you, Ambassador.

               
               They walk down the steps into the control room.

               
                                     JOE
                         This place never ceases to amaze me.
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         (To Walter Davis) Anything yet?

               
                                     DAVIS
                         Uh, the computer should have it down 
                         to a handful of candidates by tomorrow.
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         Candidates?

               
                                     SAM
                         Yeah. Weíre trying to locate the position 
                         of the Ashen home planet.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         How can you do that without the coordinates. 
                         (He really likes punishment, doesnít 
                         he?? ;))
 
               
                                     SAM
                         How?

               
                                     JOE
                         Oops, I asked that question again.
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         (BIG Smile) In my earlier work with 
                         the Stargate program, I theorized that 
                         all things being equal, the outside 
                         per lock between 2 planets without a 
                         DHD is 300 light years. The computer 
                         is searching for viable coordinates 
                         within that radius of the Volien system, 
                         P3A-194.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         Because the Ashen Homeworld is somewhere 
                         within this area?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Thereís a 70% probability.

               
                                     JOE
                         Well, if the Ashen are so powerful, 
                         why donít they want us to know?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Well, until we share our database with 
                         them, they have only our word of whatís 
                         out there. Theyíre vulnerable. If we 
                         didnít have an Iris, I think weíd do 
                         the same.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         Uh, you know what? I have not eaten 
                         since ... (Looks at watch) ooh ... today!
 
                         
               
               They both laugh.

               
                                     SAM
                         Uh, the mess is this way, if youíd like, 
                         we can talk more there.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         Iíd like that very much.

               
               They leave.

               
               Time passes.

               
               Later...

               
               Davis is dialing out. SG-1 are seen standing at the base of the 
               gate thru the observation window.
 
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Chevron 3 encoded.

               
               Hammond is shown standing next to Davis.

               
               The blast doors to the gate room open. A lovely pair of SHINY 
               , black, dress shoes are shown walking in. SG-1 look at him, 
               the shoes are revealed to belong to Joe in a gray suit and ties. 
               SG1 are dressed in green fatigues with combat boots. ;)
 
               
                                     JOE
                         ĎMorning.

               
               LOL! Jack just looks down to Joeís shoes. Sam tries to keep a 
               straight face, Danny peeks his head (Wearing sunglasses on his 
               face), and smirks, TealíC just looks like ... TealíC. ;)
 
               
                                     JACK
                         THIS is what youíre wearing?

               
                                     JOE
                         (Innocently) Whatís wrong with it? 
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         (Turning as he speaks) Nothing. (Danny 
                         just stares)
 
               
                                     DAVIS
                         (Joe looks like he wants to speak, but 
                         is interrupted) Chevron 4 encoded. (Joe 
                         looks toward the control room)
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (Smiling ... trying not to laugh?? ;)) 
                         You look fine.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         Right. They said I didnít have to wear 
                         a uniform, and I just wanted to make 
                         a good impression.
 
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Chevron 5 encoded!

               
                                     DANNY
                         Uh ... you look great. (Sarcastically??) 
                         Very sharp. (Gives him a  Thumbs-up.
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         Thank you. (Gives Danny a Thumbs-up)
 
                         
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Chevron 6 encoded.

               
                                     JACK
                         (Still looking at his feet) Itís the 
                         shoes ... (Joe looks down, his shiny 
                         black shoes are shown) Theyíre gonna 
                         get ruined. Itís a ... farm ... planet. 
                         (Sam is shown smiling in back of Jack.)
 
                         
               
               Joe looks nervous.

               
                                     DAVIS
                         Chevron 7 ... locked!

               
               The gate opens with itís usual splendor. Joe does a take back. 
               The men of SG1 grin at Joe, then walk thru the gate. Sam steps 
               up to him, and smiles.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Enjoy the ride, Ambassador. We look 
                         forward to your return.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         After you.

               
                                     JOE
                         Thank you.

               
               They smile at each other, and slowly walk up the ramp , stopping 
               at the gate. Joe stops at the event horizon, and takes a deep 
               breath before nervously stepping thru the gate. His POV is shown 
               going thru the gate. He is shown emerging from the other end. 
               He smiles with an expression like  What a ride! The planet is 
               shown. Itís green with a dirt road. ;) The two walk toward the 
               men of SG1 with grins on their faces. Joeís walking looking around 
               like my 3 year old at Christmas! ;) Jack smiles at them.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         Hey, it looks just like uh ...

               
                                     JACK
                         Oh, yeah! Just when you think youíre 
                         not in Kansas anymore ... turns out 
                         you are.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         Weíll ... see what we can dig up.

               
                                     JACK
                         Have fun.

               
                                     JOE
                         Uh ... you said the Volien and Ashen 
                         enjoy a long trade relationship, but 
                         thereís arenít any ... signs of trade 
                         infrastructure around the stargate. 
                         (A light humming sound and chevrons 
                         locking is heard ... Sam and Jack grin 
                         at each other.) WHAT is that sound? 
                         (Looks around, sees nothing)
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Have a look.

               
               A gate is seen coming out of the ground. A HUGE ship is moving 
               toward the gate. The gate is turning where it is laying over 
               the ground.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Itís called a  Harvester. The Ashen 
                         has provided hundreds of them all over 
                         the planet. When the field is ready, 
                         the machine harvests the crop, then 
                         brings it to the stargate to send to 
                         the Ashen Homeworld.
 
               
               Joe watches in wonder as the gate opens, and the harvester, now 
               over the gate, dumps some crops (Maybe corn?? Wheat??) down into 
               the gate.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Weíre gonna want a few of those.

               
                                     MAN
                         (As Joe nods) Iím sure that can be arranged, 
                         Colonel.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Borren!

               
                                     BORREN
                         (A very nice looking young man with 
                         his hair neatly slicked back) Colonel, 
                         I thought I made it clear your weapons 
                         werenít necessary here.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         ( EXTREMELY sarcastically, laughing) 
                         Oh, I though you were joking around. 
                         (Serious face from Borren) You know, 
                         like ... you always do? (Joe smiles 
                         to himself; Same expression from Borren)
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         Borren, may I introduce our official 
                         representative ... Ambassador Joseph 
                         Faxon of the United States?
 
               
                                     JOE 
                         (Taking a step with his hand out) I 
                         bring you greetings from ...
 
               
                                     BORREN
                         ( RUDELY interrupting) I am not your 
                         counterpart. The harvester possesses 
                         a suitable compartment.
 
               
               He leaves. Sam and Jack share a look with Joe.

               
               JACK (Walking past Joe, patting his shoulder.) Watch the shoes.
 
               
               
               Joe looks at Sam, whoís grinning, and they walk away together.
 
               
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         (Walking down the steps in control room) 
                         (To DAVIS) Sergeant, you have something?
 
                         
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Yes, Sir. Let me show you on the Star 
                         Map ... we calculated a total of 5 possible 
                         Stargate coordinates within a 300 light 
                         year radius of P3A-194, the Volien System.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         And thereís a good chance one of them 
                         is the Ashen Homeworld?
 
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Well, of the 5, (Pointing to the map) 
                         These 3 were just calculated, so theyíre 
                         unexplored ... (Pointing to another) 
                         This one was determined uninhabitable 
                         by a MALP probe 3 years ago ... But, 
                         Sir, this one ... (He points to P4C-970) 
                         This gate was blocked out of our dialing 
                         computer by YOUR order, 7 months ago.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Youíre telling me that thereís a 1 in 
                         4 chance that the Ashen home world is 
                         a planet that I ordered off limits ?
 
                         
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Yes, Sir.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Sergeant, have SG teams 3, 12, and 15 
                         report for to the briefing room as soon 
                         as possible.
 
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Yes, Sir.

               
               Davis leaves, and Hammond stands in front of the map, looking 
               up at P4C-970, appalled.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         (To a farmer) Kehl? Itís uh ... Daniel 
                         Jackson, and TealíC.
 
               
                                     KEHL
                         You said youíd not likely be this way 
                         again.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         Yeah, we wanted to learn more about 
                         your relationship with the Ashen.
 
                         
               
                                     KEHL
                         What would you like to know?

               
                                     TEALíC
                         If they are honorable.

               
                                     DANNY
                         Yeah. I wouldnít have put it quite that 
                         way, but ...
 
               
                                     KEHL
                         Theyíve been friends to us for a long 
                         as I can remember. I was raised by an 
                         Ashen family. Orphan. They give medicine 
                         freely ... machines freely ... light 
                         and heat for our homes.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         Really? So, theyíve never been ... unreasonable 
                         with your people in any way?
 
               
                                     KEHL
                         They just float around in their harvesters 
                         mostly, what few of them there are.
 
                         
               
                                     TEALíC
                         Then you maintain freedom from their 
                         world?
 
               
                                     KEHL
                         If freedom is being left alone ... we 
                         have it.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         (Shares a look with TealíC) OK! Well, 
                         thank you.
 
               
                                     KEHL
                         Uh ... when next you speak to one ... 
                         tell him I got Ď iron root í in my south 
                         field. I canít remove it myself ... 
                         need one of those machines.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         Ď Iron Root. Ď Well, maybe we can help.
 
                         
               
                                     BORREN
                         (Steps up on a pedestal) Stand here. 
                         (Sam, Jack, and Joe do it, and after 
                         pressing in a code, they are transported 
                         up to the ship)
 
               
               JACK (Joe is grinning away) Oh, yeah. Weíre gonna want a few 
               of these, too. (Joe laughs)
 
               
               The walk in the door, and Mellon ( Why do the bad guys have to 
               be so good looking?! ;)) is standing there looking as handsome 
               as ever.
 
               
                                     BORREN
                         Ambassador, allow me to introduce your 
                         counterpart from our federation ... 
                         Mellon.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         (Holds out his hand, Mellon looks at 
                         it like heís crazy) I offer greetings 
                         from our President and hope that we 
                         can forge a friendship that can enrich 
                         both our people.
 
               
                                     MELLON
                         ( NOT shaking his hand) This seating 
                         arrangement is suitable for our negotiations. 
                         Please ...
 
               
                                     JACK
                         (Sam and Joe follow Mellon, Jack stops 
                         at Borren) I assume there are facilities 
                         ... ?
 
               
                                     BORREN
                         In the next compartment.

               
                                     JACK
                         Just wanted to make sure before we flew 
                         off somewhere.
 
               
                                     BORREN
                         The harvester will remain in the vicinity 
                         of the Stargate during the negotiations.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         OK ... mind if I check out the view 
                         first? (Looks out the balcony to the 
                         fields below) Daniel, TealíC? Weíre 
                         on board one of their harvesters. When 
                         you get back, report to Hammond, let 
                         him know the proceedings have begun. 
                         Over.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         (Walking in a field) Copy that. And 
                         uh ... good luck!
 
               
               Danny , TealíC and Kehl are walking in a grassy field.

               
                                     KEHL
                         Here it is. (Iron bars are shown, it 
                         looks like a bridge) And it goes deep, 
                         I tell you that.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         (Sighs) Kehl, we can ... (Sighs again) 
                         ... probably take care of that with 
                         TealíCís staff weapon.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         General Hammondís request was to gather 
                         information.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         Well, he also said we should ...  Dig 
                         a little deeper. (MWAHAHA! Way to take 
                         Hammond literally, Danny! ;))
 
               
               TealíC cocks his head.

               
                                     KEHL
                         Thereís a jug of my best sweet water 
                         in it for ya if ya manage.
 
               
               He leaves, and Danny gets on his knees and does the archeologist 
               thing, moving dirt around.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         Have you discovered something, DanielJackson?
 
                         
               
                                     DANNY
                         Oh, God! I hope not! (But he KNOWS he 
                         did! ;)) (Quietly) Probably, though.
 
                         
               
                                     MELLON
                         Our position is straightforward. (Jack 
                         looks bored, scratching his head ;)) 
                         You have discovered the means to travel 
                         between Stargates throughout the galaxy 
                         ... several hundred worlds, Iím told?
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         Yes.

               
                                     MELLON
                         And you seek technologies for the purposes 
                         of defense against hostile races you 
                         have encountered on these travels?
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         Yes, we do!

               
                                     MELLON
                         We agree in principle to provide you 
                         with these defense technologies ... 
                         and much more ... in exchange for your 
                         full disclosure of this Stargate network.
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         ( Sam and Jack share a look) And we 
                         also agree ... in principle.
 
               
               Danny is climbing down the iron ladder that was sticking out 
               of the ground. TealíC is standing on the ground already at the 
               bottom. TealíC moves his flashlight around. Itís a city.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         An ancient city once stood here.

               
                                     DANNY
                         I donít know about ancient, certainly 
                         extinct. Iím not one to cough up semantics 
                         here, but even if there was a city here 
                         just a few hundred years ago ... what 
                         happened?!í
 
               
                                     MELLON
                         What is the current population ... of 
                         Earth?
 
               
                                     JOE
                         Well, if you can forgive me, I donít 
                         know the EXACT number ... uh ... somewhere 
                         in the neighborhood of 6 billion.
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         Growing at a rate of several million 
                         a year.
 
               
                                     MELLON
                         That growth rate is unsustainable.
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         We agree.

               
                                     MELLON
                         You represent the dominant nation?
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         That is a fair assessment.

               
                                     MELLON
                         And, so, are you taking military action 
                         to curtail this growth?
 
               
                                     JOE
                         No, we respect the sovereignty of our 
                         neighbors.
 
               
                                     MELLON
                         We are pleased to hear that. The worlds 
                         of the Confederation are a partnership 
                         of equals.
 
               
               A loud noise is heard.

               
                                     BORREN
                         Do not be alarmed. The harvester is 
                         continuing itís normal operations.
 
                         
               
                                     MELLON
                         While you may ...  Respect ... these 
                         neighbors ... you have not yet revealed 
                         to them the existence of your Stargate.
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         Not to all.

               
                                     MELLON
                         Any treaty with the people of Earth 
                         ... must be with ALL ... the people 
                         of Earth.
 
               
               Sam and Jack share a look. Joe looks at each of them.

               
                                     JOE
                         I think we can agree to that.

               
                                     DANNY
                         (He and TealíC are walking thru the 
                         city) The level of technology appears 
                         to be similar to early 20th century 
                         Earth, Iíd say circa 1910.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         There appear to be no sign of a battle, 
                         DanielJackson.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         I can tell you that barring natural 
                         disaster, you know it takes the forces 
                         of nature several centuries to bury 
                         a city ... this place just looks like 
                         itĎs been ... plowed over recently.
 
                         
               
                                     TEALíC
                         Perhaps to create farmland.

               
                                     DANNY
                         Maybe the Voliens have their version 
                         of a leg movement. Whoever did this, 
                         either the Voliens or Ashen, probably 
                         did it long after the city was already 
                         abandoned.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         There are no human remains.

               
                                     DANNY
                         Exactly. So, the question is ...  Why? 
                          Looks like the public building just 
                         kinda go into the ground.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         (Watching Danny walk up some steps preparing 
                         to go into the building) It may be extremely 
                         dangerous.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         (Standing at the door) Yes, it may. 
                         (Turns, flashing light on TealíCís face) 
                         Iím gonna go inside ... take a look 
                         around.
 
               
               TealíC follows him.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         (Talking to team leaders, one looks 
                         like Stan, the negotiator, IĎm not sure.) 
                         Several months ago, we received a message 
                         thru the Stargate, that simply stated: 
                           Under no circumstances, go to P4C-970.
 
                         
               
                                     STAN????
                         The one from the future?

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Thatís the theory, Major. We donít know 
                         the circumstances in which it was written, 
                         only that the signature and the blood 
                         found on the note match Colonel OíNeillís. 
                         We just determined that the race of 
                         people weíre negotiating with, The Ashen, 
                         may be from one of these 4 planets.
 
                         
               
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Thatís your mission. Have your teams 
                         ready to embark once the MALPs have 
                         determined youíre good to go.
 
               
               Back to the negotiations ... Joe looks ready to say something.
 
               
               
                                     JACK
                         Just ... out of curiosity ... what kind 
                         of defense technologies are we talking 
                         about? Space guns? Force fields? ... 
                         Motherships??
 
               
                                     MELLON
                         (Sharing a look with Borren) This is 
                         an example of a bio-weapon. (A big purple 
                         circle with smaller circles moving around 
                         in it.) We can make available to you. 
                         A living, radioactive, genetic material 
                         that may be designed to attack only 
                         the specific DNA of your enemy. (Turns 
                         it off) We have a number of efficient 
                         delivery systems.
 
               
               Jack clears his throat Joeís way. 

               
                                     JOE
                         (Looks at Jack) Well, weíd want efficient 
                         assurances ...
 
               
                                     MELLON
                         ... That weíd take military action only 
                         against your enemies ... and not your 
                         friends ... of course. The question 
                         arises ... Ď Why have these friends 
                         of Earth not yet provided you with the 
                         defense technologies that you seek from 
                         us? Ď
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Most of the advanced races that we have 
                         befriended have hesitated to share their 
                         technologies with us for fear that we 
                         will use it to destroy ourselves.
 
                         
               
               
                                     MELLON
                         True friends would endeavor to prevent 
                         that. You have changed the way in which 
                         we view the universe. Do not underestimate 
                         what we offer in return for that gift. 
                         We can put an end to disease, double 
                         the human lifespan, provide the means 
                         to cross entire continents in a single 
                         step, much more than simply a means 
                         to defend yourself against your enemies. 
                         We offer Earth membership within the 
                         Ashen Confederation. (The three humans 
                         share looks)
 
               
                                     DAVIS
                         (After the gate is shown dialing) Chevron 
                         1 encoded ...
 
               
                                     MAN
                         (Faintly heard over intercom) Hammond, 
                         Line 1.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         (Grabbing phone on side of console) 
                         (Faint over noise of gate) This is Hammond. 
                         Yes, Sir. Weíve just ...
 
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Chevron 2 encoded.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         May I ask why?! (A second later) Understood. 
                         (Hangs up) (To Davis) Sergeant, abort 
                         the dialing sequence.
 
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Yes, Sir. Aborting dialing sequence.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         SG-15, your recon mission has be scrubbed 
                         till further notice ... you may stand 
                         down.
 
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Sir? Whatís going on?

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Thatís what I aim to find out.

               
               Daniel and TealíC are seen running thru the building. Rocks are 
               heard falling.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         It would not be wise to attempt that 
                         again, DanielJackson!
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         (With a cylinder) OK. Now, if Iím right, 
                         (Opening cylinder) These are newspapers 
                         ...
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         It seems to be faint pictures.

               
                                     DANNY
                         Yes, and hopefully theyíll say 1,000 
                         words ... it seems to be similar to 
                         ancient Celtic text I found in Wales. 
                         I should be able to make some of this 
                         out. (TealíC looks up nervously as more 
                         of the building appears to crumble) 
                         We need to go thru all of these, weíre 
                         looking for a big headline.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         This cavern may be unstable. I believe 
                         it would be best if we returned to the 
                         surface.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         I donít think so ... if this doesnít 
                         serve our purpose, weíll have to take 
                         another look around. If the Ashen really 
                         do have something to hide, I donít think 
                         weíre gonna get a second chance.
 
               
                                     MELLON
                         Colonel ... you seem pensive.

               
                                     JACK
                         No, I was just thinking. Youíre offering 
                         a lot more than we asked for.
 
               
                                     MELLON
                         Our motives are not selfless. Perhaps 
                         you offer more than you give yourself 
                         credit for.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Access to the Stargate network?

               
                                     MELLON
                         And a promise of much more, Major Carter. 
                         An introduction to the advanced races 
                         that you have befriended just as the 
                         Volien have introduced you to us. Your 
                         ways and culture will enrich ours. The 
                         Ashen are not the natural explorers 
                         that you so obviously are. Fortified 
                         by our technology, you can continue 
                         your exploration ... share with us what 
                         youíve learned.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         (Long sigh) You understand, I have to 
                         present your offer to our leaders?
 
                         
               
                                     MELLON
                         Youíll find we are a very patient people, 
                         Ambassador. (Joe nods, Borren rises) 
                         In the meantime, I will also confer 
                         with MY leadership, and recommend to 
                         them the immediate commencement of trade 
                         between our worlds. (They all rise) 
                         I look forward to our future together.
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         So do I.

               
                                     JACK
                         (Skeptical) Well, that was ... easy 
                         ...
 
               
                                     JOE
                         This was just the first stage. If you 
                         thought this was easy, believe me, you 
                         wonít feel that way when weíre done.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         Am I the only one who has a BAD feeling 
                         about this?
 
               
                                     JOE
                         (Sam raises her eyebrows) Yes. (Leaves)
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         (Whispers) Just checkiní.

               
                                     DANNY
                         Hereís something. The headline says 
                         something about  Pandemic, some sort 
                         of ... I canít translate that ... maybe 
                          Fever. Now, assuming the Ashen are 
                         the newcomers in this article, they 
                         provided a ... canít translate that 
                         word ... I donít know ... appears to 
                         be some sort of ...  Vaccine. And the 
                         Volien people were immensely grateful.
 
                         
               
                                     TEALíC
                         What serves to prove the Ashen people 
                         are honorable?
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         Actually, all it proves is that the 
                         city was abandoned sometime after they 
                         made contact with the Ashen. Cities 
                         are usually abandoned when civilizations 
                         fall.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         Perhaps they relocated elsewhere within 
                         the Ashen Confederation.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         I just donít like the sound of that 
                         either ... Kehl said heíd never been 
                         anywhere else.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         This city has been abandoned for many 
                         years.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         Yes, but. Long enough for Kehl to have 
                         absolutely NO idea it was ever here?
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Welcome back. As per your instructions, 
                         Ambassador, an Air Force Jet is standing 
                         by at Peterson to take you back to Washington 
                         just as soon as youíre cleared by our 
                         doctors.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         Thank you, General. (Looks at Sam and 
                         Jack) History will remember your contribution 
                         to this.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         OíNeill! (Holds up 2 fingers) 2 Lís.
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         (Chuckles) And Major, next time Iím 
                         in the neighborhood, I know a restaurant 
                         that beats your Mess hands down.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (Smiles) Iíd like that.

               
                                     JACK
                         (Smiles at Joe, Sam, then Hammond) Well, 
                         General. I think it might be time to 
                         reconsider this retirement thing.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Not yet, Colonel. Come with me. (The 
                         look at each other, then follow Hammond) 
                         (At the star map, P4C-970 is shown) 
                         The President doesnít want to risk such 
                         a potentially rewarding alliance on 
                         the bases of a note that may or may 
                         not have be a warning from the future.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         I knew that thing was gonna come back 
                         to haunt me.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         General, to confirm the Ashen are from 
                         a world other than 970 is only prudent.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         And if we encounter the Ashen on one 
                         of those other worlds?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         They wouldnít be too happy about it.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         It could jeopardize the treaty.

               
                                     JACK
                         Send a probe!

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         For all we know, sending a Probe is 
                         what caused the problem you were trying 
                         to avoid by sending the note.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Well, technically, I havenít sent it 
                         yet. If I get a chance again, Iím sure 
                         gonna fill it with a lot more detail.
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         We you were probably trying to limit 
                         the causality violation by keeping it 
                         simple.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         (Looking at her, smiling, rather sarcastically) 
                         I wonder whose Idea THAT was. (Grins) 
                         (She looks away grinning.) Sir, you 
                         know me! I wouldnít have sent the note 
                         without a damn good reason! The President 
                         should know that!
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Heís under a lot of pressure to present 
                         a concrete benefit of the Stargate program 
                         before the next election.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         (Groaning) Ooohhh ... here we go!

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         (Sam scoffs) The bottom line is, he 
                         wants us out of it. From now on, this 
                         treaty is a State matter.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Well, what did Daniel and TealíC find 
                         out?
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         They havenít returned yet. (Jack looks 
                         worried)
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         The Ashen vaccine had a side effect. 
                         I donít know what. Well, if the Ashen 
                         wrote about it, I know itís big news 
                         around here.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         How would you know this DanielJackson?
 
                         
               
                                     DANNY
                         Well, itís in big, black letters ... 
                          Ashen Vaccine Causes ... something 
                         ...   I donít know what it is, but I 
                         donít think itís a good thing.
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         These picture appear to be much like 
                         those we saw of people celebrating.
 
                         
               
                                     DANNY
                         Ah ... I donít think theyíre celebrating 
                         ... I think theyíre rioting.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         (Over radio) Daniel? TealíC?

               
                                     DANNY
                         (Into radio) Weíre in an underground 
                         cavern. The Ashen know weíre down here?
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         (He and Sam are walking in a field) 
                         Negative. Kehl said you were digging 
                         a hole around here?
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         (Quietly) Yeah. (Louder) Um ... stay 
                         put. Weíll come meet you.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         (He and Sam stop walking in the field, 
                         he looks around) Boy, when they dig 
                         a hole ...
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (Into radio) Daniel, where exactly ARE 
                         you?
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         Weíre in the ... buried ruins of the 
                         Volien Unionís Capital City. (TealíC 
                         cocks his head toward Danny) By all 
                         accounts, a thriving Metropolis, I guess 
                         ... I think, until the Ashen wiped them 
                         out.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         (In the briefing room) OK, hereís what 
                         we know ... around 200 years ago, the 
                         Volien were a thriving Urban civilization 
                         approximating turn of the century North 
                         America in terms of technology.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         That wasnít very long ago.

               
                                     DANNY
                         No, it wasnít.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         What happened to them?

               
                                     DANNY
                         Well, all we know is that there was 
                         a flu pandemic similar to the one on 
                         Earth in 1918, that killed over 20 million 
                         people. Now, THAT ... is when the Ashen 
                         came.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Thru the Stargate?

               
                                     DANNY
                         Actually in ships. You See? The Volien 
                         gate wasnít discover until years later. 
                         The befriended the Voliens, offered 
                         them a vaccine for their epidemic , 
                         and saved their world. Now, by all accounts, 
                         the Ashen were heroes to the Volien, 
                         and the friendship lasted for years. 
                         But, then, something happened.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         What?

               
                                     DANNY
                         I donít know.

               
                                     TEALíC
                         We found no evidence of a battle.

               
                                     DANNY
                         I found one clue ... here. (Points to 
                         the newspaper clipping up on the projector) 
                         Uh ... this word loosely translates 
                         as Medicine/vaccine/drug ... from the 
                         newcomers , followed by causes, followed 
                         by ... some word I canít translate. 
                         Now, this was the LATEST issue of the 
                         paper we could find, which most likely 
                         indicates the paper shut down or WAS 
                         shut down the very next day.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (Brainstorming) Vaccine causes ... what?!
 
                         
               
                                     DANNY
                         I donít know. But it caused something 
                         cause in the span of 200 years, the 
                         Voliens went from an urban civilization 
                         of millions to an Agrarian civilization 
                         of thousands AFTER they were ĎSavedí 
                         by the Ashen.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         General, you have to speak to the President.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         I just tried. Heís being briefed by 
                         the Ambassador, and wonít take my calls.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         General, I never did cash in on that 
                         open invitation to visit the White House. 
                         Remember? Last time we saved the world?
 
                         
               
               A stretch Limousine is shown on a road approaching the Capital 
               Building. Jack, looking OH! So yummy in dress blues is in the 
               car. ;)
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Driver? (Driver looks in rear-view mirror) 
                         Pennsylvania Avenue is that way. (Points 
                         in the back)
 
               
                                     DRIVER
                         Weíre picking up another passenger, 
                         Sir.
 
               
               The car stops, and the door opens. Jack rolls his eyes as Senator 
               Kinsley sits down.
 
               
                                     KINSEY
                         (Sarcastically) Colonel Starsky! Or 
                         is it  Hutch? I could never remember 
                         which one you are.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Kinsey! What the hell are you doing 
                         here?
 
               
                                     KINSEY
                         I know this is a little more upscale 
                         than youíre used to ... but I wanted 
                         a comfortable place to talk. (He helps 
                         himself to the bar, probably a cognac. 
                         ;)) Uh ... drink?
 
               
                                     JACK
                         I have an appointment.

               
                                     KINSEY
                         No ... you donít. (Takes a sip) You 
                         should have heard the President when 
                         he heard you were coming to change his 
                         mind, man, oh, man, he can be cool.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         The treatyís a mistake.

               
                                     KINSEY
                         You were the one who recommended it 
                         in the first place.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         (Pointed) I was WRONG!

               
                                     KINSEY
                         Hell, this was worth it just to hear 
                         THAT! Let me tell you what it comes 
                         down to, Colonel. Those of us who have 
                         actually been voted into office would 
                         like the opportunity to make the damn 
                         decisions about the governments we make 
                         treaties with.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         You donít have all the information!
 
                         
               
                                     KINSEY
                         I know all about the note.

               
                                     JACK
                         Which is why you should take it seriously.
 
                         
               
                                     KINSEY
                         Weíve got these experts who know these 
                         things. And they tell me that he ink 
                         on your note was a new, biodegradable 
                         something or other that hasnít QUITE 
                         been invented yet.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         (Rolls eyes) Whatís your point?

               
                                     KINSEY
                         Whatís the future really like, Colonel. 
                         You can tell me.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         As far as I know, it hasnít happened 
                         yet.
 
               
                                     KINSEY
                         But it has for you. Hell, youíve been 
                         back in time, forward in time ... youíve 
                         seen it all. I just wonder how things 
                         turn out. You know ... without you being 
                         a hero anymore.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         This has nothing to do with me.

               
                                     KINSEY
                         And I wonder how far youíd go in stopping 
                         me from becoming President of the United 
                         States.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         You think this is about YOU?! (Kinsley 
                         just looks at him) Oh, of all the self-centered, 
                         egotistical ...
 
               
                                     KINSEY
                         Egotistical ?! YOUíRE the one who canít 
                         stop playing *GOD* with our future! 
                         (Jack rolls his eyes) The minute we 
                         try to make a DEAL for Alien Technology, 
                         YOU decide that theyíre the wrong KIND 
                         of Aliens. Even our Current Presidentís 
                         begun to see the Pattern, and Boy, he 
                         used to LOVE you! Rest assured, we know 
                         all about the 70% probabilities, the 
                         1 in 4 chances ...
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Kinsey, Youíre in WAY over your head!
 
                         
               
                                     KINSEY
                         Am I? This is really a Political Matter, 
                         Colonel, which will require bi-lateral 
                         approval, and thatís why the President 
                         put *ME* ... in charge of the next stage 
                         of negotiations. (Into phone) Driver, 
                         Stop at the Athletic Club, please. (To 
                         Jack) Oh, youíll get your invitation 
                         to the White House soon enough, Colonel 
                         ... just not tonight. ( To Driver) Uh, 
                         Jonathan, when we get to the Athletic 
                         Club, Iíll step out. You go on and take 
                         our guest ... back to Andrewís. (Holds 
                         up his drink to salute him before drinking 
                         some)
 
               
               Back at the Base, Jack is looking out at the gate.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Apparently, we have agreed to make a 
                         token gesture of our good faith. Ambassador 
                         Faxon will deliver it personally, and 
                         return with an Ashen Delegation to meet 
                         Senator Kinsey.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Weíre actually going ahead with this?
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Iím told weíre proceeding with caution.
 
                         
               
                                     DANNY
                         What are we offering?

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         A number of gate coordinates.

               
                                     JACK
                         (Sarcastically, to himself) There goes 
                         the neighborhood.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Ambassador Faxon has asked that Colonel 
                         OíNeill and Major Carter accompany him 
                         again.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         I thought we were out of it?

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         (Dannyís shown, having a light bulb 
                         moments, takes a notebook and pencil, 
                         and writes on the paper.) Apparently, 
                         heís insisted. Senator Kinseyís agreed, 
                         but only to Major Carter, which presents 
                         us with a window of opportunity.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         What can I do?

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Force their hand somehow.

               
                                     TEALíC
                         If we accuse them directly, they may 
                         simply lie.
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         (Shown sitting next to TealíC, copying 
                         from the newspaper) We may not have 
                         to. (Looks at the paper) I have an idea. 
                         (Hands the paper to Sam)
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         (She takes the paper, and looks at Danny, 
                         worried) Major, I canít ORDER you to 
                         do this.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         I know, Sir ... when do we leave?

               
               In the gate room, the gate is noisily dialing. Kinsey is standing 
               behind Davis grinning.
 
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Chevron 1 encoded.

               
                                     KINSEY
                         Historic day, General.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Letís hope so. Senator.

               
                                     KINSEY
                         I was referring to your retirement. 
                         (Leaves)
 
               
                                     DAVIS
                         Chevron 2 encoded.

               
               Joe , dressed in a suit, walks in the embarkation room. Sam walks 
               up to him.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         (Jokingly) Major? Is that what youĎre 
                         wearing?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (Looks back at Hammond, who nods) (To 
                         Joe) (Quietly, and seriously) (Barely 
                         audible over gate noise) Sir, I have 
                         a lot to tell you and not a lot of time 
                         to do it, so please, listen carefully.
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         (Seriously) All right.

               
               The harvester is shown, then they are shown being transported 
               up into the hull.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         Mellon, Borren ...

               
                                     MELLON
                         Ambassador, Major Carter ...

               
                                     BORREN
                         Colonel OíNeill has not accompanied 
                         you?
 
               
                                     JOE
                         His duties require him elsewhere. Of 
                         course, it is my pleasure to offer a 
                         gesture of our own ... coordinates and 
                         Stargate symbols to several new world.
 
                         
               
                                     MELLON
                         (The coordinates are in a laptop) (Confused) 
                         It ... is ... our ... honor to ... receive 
                         such a gift.
 
               
               Joe bows, and smiles. Borren looks at the laptop , confused. 
               Mellon is turning the computer around trying to figure out what 
               the hell it is. ;)
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (Noting their confusion) Oh, let me 
                         ... the coordinates are on a hard drive 
                         in the laptop. (She takes it, and puts 
                         it on the table) Itíll just take a moment 
                         to display.
 
               
               She opens it, and types something. Mellon is shown looking at 
               it, the words  Loading with the line goes across the screen. 
               (Weíve all seen it, right?! ;))
 
               
                                     JOE
                         Our leaders would also like to extend 
                         an invitation to Earth ... to formalize 
                         our treaty.
 
               
                                     MELLON
                         All in time. (The coordinates are shown 
                         flashing across the screen.)
 
               
                                     SAM
                         By the way, Borren, could you read this 
                         aloud for me? (Takes out the paper) 
                         I couldnít quite translate it.
 
               
                                     BORREN
                         Of course ... (Takes the paper)  Sterility.
 
                         
               
               Mellon, hearing the word, looks up from the computer, to Sam 
               and Joe. Borren looks confused.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         We knew what you were planning, Mellon, 
                         this just confirms it.
 
               
                                     BORREN
                         What are you talking about?

               
                                     SAM
                         Vaccine causes Sterility ... that was 
                         the headline. (Borren looks at Mellon) 
                         You wiped out most of the Volien population, 
                         and turned their entire world into farmland. 
                         Youíll do the same to Earth.
 
               
                                     MELLON
                         Lock them in here, we have a treaty 
                         to conclude.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         If we donít come back alive, the treaty 
                         is off!
 
               
                                     MELLON
                         Well, thatíll be your loss ... we have 
                         what we wanted.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (Watches them leave, turns to Joe) Iím 
                         sorry.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         What do you think theyíll do?

               
                                     SAM
                         I donít know.

               
                                     JOE
                         OíNeill sent the note to prevent this 
                         from happening. (Sam looks away) We 
                         were so sure.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (Grabs his arm) Listen ... (Sounds of 
                         gate activating) Theyíre opening the 
                         Stargate! (They run out to the balcony. 
                         The harvester is shown over the gate.) 
                         Theyíre dialing Earth! (A loud noise 
                         is heard, they look down)
 
               
                                     JOE
                         What is that?!

               
                                     SAM
                         (Steps away from the edge) I donít know. 
                         (Starts removing her gear from her back) 
                         But we gotta find out. (He helps her 
                         take off her backpack.) When I get to 
                         the bottom ... (Sheís tying up a rope 
                         on the railing) follow me down. Weíll 
                         only have a few seconds over the gate.
 
                         
               
                                     JOE
                         What?!

               
                                     SAM
                         (She climbs up over the railing) Just 
                         do what I tell you, when I tell you. 
                         (Heís helping her with the rope) Trust 
                         me.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         Ok.

               
               Joe helps her get over, and she starts lowering herself. He watches 
               as she slowly makes her way down. He hears a noise, and turns 
               to see Borren.
 
               
                                     BORREN
                         Whereís Major Carter?!

               
               Sam is shown as the gate opens, nearly touching her body. Joe 
               looks back down at her, then turns toward Borren. He charges, 
               and tackles the Ashen. (Eat your heart out, The Rock! ;)) Sam 
               sends the signal to keep the iris open.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (Yelling) AMBASSADOR!!!!!!!! NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
                         
               
               She looks up to the railing where he previously was, then down 
               to the open gate, then back up to the railing, her attention 
               is diverted by the biological weapon she was shown earlier being 
               lowered over the gate. Her eyes widen.
 
               
                                     JOE
                         (Yelling From the railing) GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
                         
               
               She looks up into his eyes, and he nods his head in confirmation. 
               She has a look of angst. She sees him being hauled back by Borren. 
               She looks down at the gate, then cuts her cord, making a freefall 
               ON HER BACK thru the gate. Travelerís view is shown going thru 
               the gate. She is shown FLYING thru the gate, landing on her BACK 
               on the ramp, and doing a couple of flips, landing at the bottom 
               of the ramp, laying across the steps, holding her arm.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (Yelling) CLOSE THE IRIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
                         
               
               The iris closes, and a thump is heard. A medic runs to help Sam, 
               as Kinsey walks in.
 
               
                                     KINSEY
                         (To Jack) WHAT in Godís name is going 
                         on here?!
 
               
                                     SAM
                         (In pain) When they knew we were on 
                         to them, they launched a bio-weapon.
 
                         
               
                                     KINSEY
                         (Looking at Jack) COLONEL!

               
                                     SAM
                         I had to warn you, I couldnít wait for 
                         the ambassador. Iím sorry, Sir.
 
               
                                     KINSEY
                         Colonel! I asked you a question!

               
                                     JACK
                         (Ignoring the Senator) You did good, 
                         Major.
 
               
                                     SAM 
                         Thank you , Sir.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Letís get her to the infirmary NOW!
 
                         
               
                                     KINSEY
                         COLONEL! (Jack grins) I swear, OíNeill. 
                         Thereís gonna be an investigation into 
                         this. (Leaves)
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Thatíd be fine! (Hammond grins)  OíNeill 
                         2 Lís! (Holding up 3 fingers)
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         I guess we dodged the bullet there, 
                         huh?
 
               
                                     TEALíC
                         Senator Kinsley seem most displeased. 
                         (TealíC looks amused)
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Yeah, thatís a crying shame, isnít it? 
                         (Hammond laughs to himself)
 
               
                                     DANNY
                         I just hope we donít regret giving them 
                         those gate addresses.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         I donít think we will ... the first 
                         one being a black hole and all ... they 
                         get progressively darker from there. 
                         (To Sam, still being stabilized) Carter? 
                         You all right?
 
               
               She smiles and nods.

               
               THE END

               

2001



Writers :   Brad Wright
Genres :   Sci-Fi  Action  Adventure


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