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                                      STARGATE SG1

                                      Episode 119

                           "THERE BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD"

                                           By

                                    Robert C. Cooper




               The team arrive offworld, into a large dark room

               
               
               
                                     JACK
                         Good morning, Campers!

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         There is damage here. It appears to 
                         be done by Goa'uld weaponry. I do not 
                         believe this battle took place recently.
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         No bodies.

               
                                     SAM
                         Daniel, you recognize any of these symbols?
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         No. This place is definitely Alien.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         Take Carter and check it out. Whoa...Teal'c, 
                         you ever seen anything like this before?
 
                         
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         We must return to Earth as quickly as 
                         possible.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Why? What is it?

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         It is the symbol of Korosh'ni, it is 
                         for any Goa'uld or Jaffa who may pass 
                         through the gate. Loosely translated 
                         it means, turn back
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Does it elaborate?

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         It is placed on world that Goa'uld destroyers 
                         have wiped out and contaminated. This 
                         planets entire surface will be in your 
                         terms, radioactive.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Oh

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         No one will be left alive. This place 
                         is not safe.
 
               
               
               
               Daniel and Sam are in a lab, where a collection of various artifacts 
               are lying around
 
               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         I think this is a lab.

               
                                     SAM
                         How do you know?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         These are things they brought back from 
                         the Stargate to study, there all tagged! 
                         This is a Turkish mask. This is a clay 
                         cone from Langash with cuneiform symbols 
                         on it.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Carter, Daniel.

               
                                     SAM
                         We found a souvenir shop sir.

               
                                     JACK
                         We're out of here.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         What? Why? This place is a treasure 
                         chest of artifacts, of diverse human 
                         cultures.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         I don't want to hear about it. Let's 
                         go. Jack turns around and leaves, along 
                         with Teal'c and Carter stars to follow.
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         You don't want to hear it.

               
               
               
               The others leave the room. Daniel isn't happy and begins to put 
               some of the artifacts into his bag. There is a large mirror. 
               Daniel goes over to it, but his reflection doesn't show.
 
               
               
               
                                     JACK
                         Daniel! Were leaving, let's go!

               
               
               
               Daniel touches the mirror

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Guys, I need a hand with this thing, 
                         it's too heavy but we have to take it 
                         back.
 
               
               
               
               Jack and the others are gone

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Jack? Sam? Oh I really hate it when 
                         this happens.
 
               
               
               
               Daniel dials home and goes through the gate. He appears in the 
               gateroom
 
               
               
               
                                     TEHAMMOND
                         Close the Iris!

               
               
               
               SF's have their guns pointed at him

               
               
               
                                     AIRMAN
                         Hands on your head. Now. Or we will 
                         open fire.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         What's going on?

               
                                     AIRMAN
                         Identify your self.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Daniel Jackson, SG-1

               
               
               
               Hammond enters the gateroom

               
               
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         General? You stars anywhere on my uniform?
 
                         
               
                                     AIRMAN
                         Colonel, he says he's on SG-1.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Colonel?

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         How did you get an SG-1 remote activation 
                         device?
 
               
               
               
               Daniel's hands are tied behind his back

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         What are you talking about?

               
               
               
               "Unauthorized incoming travelers"

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Who the hell are you?

               
               Titles

               
                                     DANIEL
                         I am Dr. Daniel Jackson! I'm SG-1! I 
                         need to see Jack O'Neill!
 
               
               
               
               He is taken to the infirmary

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Ask Sam Carter! Come on! The throw Danny 
                         on a stretcher. I am not a Goa'uld! 
                         Don't give me that! Where is Dr. Fraser? 
                         Don't give me that! I am Dr. Daniel 
                         Jackson, I need to see Colonel O'Neill.
 
                         
               
               
               
               They give him an injection

               
               
               
                                     AIRMAN
                         You mean, General O'Neill?

               
               
               
               He passes out. When he awakes later, he is in a cell.

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Hello? I have to speak to someone!
 
                         
               
               
               
               Catherine Langford enters the room.

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Catherine?

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         You know me?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Of course...You don't know me?

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Dr. Daniel Jackson, linguist. Ancient 
                         Egyptian Historian. Better know for 
                         some of the more radical ideas. At the 
                         moment I am more interested in how you 
                         came through my Stargate.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Your Stargate. What the Hell is going 
                         on here, Catherine?
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         I would address me as Dr. Langford. 
                         You were wearing a remote device when 
                         you came through the gate. You had SG-1's 
                         code, how did you obtain it?
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         How did I, how do you think I did it? 
                         I left from here, Stargate Command, 
                         today, a few hours ago. I went through 
                         on a mission to P3R-233.
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         What are you talking about? You have 
                         never been into this facility until 
                         now.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         I figured out how to work the Stargate. 
                         You recruited me to translate the cartouche 
                         found in Giza. I went through on the 
                         first mission, through the Stargate, 
                         to Abydos. And unless the last two years 
                         have been some, wacky, wacky dream, 
                         I am a member of SG-1.
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Not as far as I’m concerned!

               
                                     DANIEL
                         What?

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         I supervised the team that translated 
                         the Cartouche found at Giza.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         You did!

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         I admit we referenced your work occasionally. 
                         I even went to meet you at one of your 
                         seminars to ask you to join us. But 
                         you said no.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         I did!

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         You were quite rude actually.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Oh I was.

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         The M.R.I. confirms you're not a Goa'uld.
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Can I see Captain Carter?

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Samantha Carter?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Yes!

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         She is not in the Military. She's a 
                         Doctor. PH.D. Astrophysics, she's attending 
                         to more important business right at 
                         the moment. Don't you have any explanation 
                         for this?
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         God No! Catherine, I mean Dr. Langford, 
                         no, this doesn’t make any sense! I know 
                         you! I belong here! You don't!
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Excuse me?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         You were retired. At least the Air Force 
                         made you retire! You are supposed to 
                         be at home, living happily ever after 
                         with Earnest.
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         What?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         The man you were supposed to marry in 
                         1945.
 
               
               
               
               Jacks Office

               
               
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         We've only got 50 % of the list through 
                         the Beta site, General. Voyager is still 
                         on route. J
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         I'm sorry, I know you're a little bit 
                         busy right now.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         It's alright, Catherine, what is it?
 
                         
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         I think you should meet the young man 
                         that came through the gate, Jack.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         Now.

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         How much time do we have?

               
                                     JACK
                         Why?

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         He knows things.

               
               
               
               Briefing Room

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Jack.

               
                                     JACK
                         Look we're in the middle of a situation 
                         right now. I don't know who you are, 
                         but Dr. Langford says you might be able 
                         to help us?
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Okay this is starting to get a little 
                         bit spooky. Now a few hours ago, everything 
                         about this place was different. I mean 
                         no, not completely different, you're 
                         still you. Sort of.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         What can you tell me about the Goa'uld?
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         What?

               
                                     JACK
                         The Goa'uld? You know who they are?
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Oh yeah.

               
                                     JACK
                         Tell me what you know.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Okay, now maybe I have completely lost 
                         my mind here but as far as I am concerned 
                         we know each other, very well. You know 
                         everything that I know! Look, I am a 
                         member of SG-1, with you Captain Carter 
                         and Teal'c! Where is Teal'c? Big guy, 
                         gold emblem on his head, Goa'uld in 
                         his stomach, you can't miss him!
 
               
                                     JACK
                         A Jaffa?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Yes! He's our friend.

               
                                     JACK
                         Get this man out of here now!

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         How did he come through the gate? How 
                         does he know the things he knows?
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         According to Dr. Langford, you still 
                         went thought the gate without me. Did 
                         you still go to Abydos with the intention 
                         of blowing up a nuclear device?
 
               
                                     JACK
                         How did you know that?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         You were willing to commit suicide, 
                         because your son had recently died! 
                         He shot himself with your gun, right?
 
                         
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         I swear I didn't tell him anything.
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         So did you still go to Chu'lak?

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         What is Chu'lak?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         The Jaffa home world.

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         You know the symbols?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Yes! What you want me to write it down?
 
                         
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Yes!

               
                                     DANIEL
                         So if you never been to Chu'lak, you 
                         probably never even met Teal'c.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Teal?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         No! Teal'c!

               
               
               
               Sam enters the room

               
               
               
                                     SAM
                         Who is this?

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Dr. Jackson.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Of course.

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         The young man who came through the Stargate 
                         with SG-1's remote code.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Report, Doctor?

               
                                     SAM
                         We've lost Washington and Philly, sir.
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         I'm sorry, what do you mean by lost? 
                         Everyone looks confused.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Show him.

               
               
               
               Control room

               
               
               
                                     TECH
                         We're locking in co-ordinates.

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Everyone of those red dots, is a destroyed 
                         city.
 
               
                                     TECH
                         Dr. Carter, there’s another report coming 
                         on.
 
               
                                     TV REPORTER
                         All Military efforts to engage in the 
                         Alien ships have proven inconsequential.
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         The Goa'uld?

               
                                     SAM
                         The ships appeared four days ago.

               
                                     TV REPORTER 
                         As in Asia, Europe and Africa, they 
                         have moved slowly, systematically annihilating 
                         all signs of civilization. Starting 
                         on the East coast, and moving west with 
                         frightening inevitability. There has 
                         been no response with attempted communication 
                         with the Aliens. Thus far, they have 
                         left no survivors in the wake of the 
                         seemingly unstoppable wave of destruction.
 
                         
               
               
               
               Later in the briefing room

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         I feel like the victim of the biggest 
                         practical joke, ever!
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         You found this on the Alien planet you 
                         were talking about?
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         With the exception of the gun and the 
                         grenade. I found this lab, they obviously 
                         collected things that they found on 
                         different planets. There was this mirror 
                         like a slab of rock, it could of been 
                         made of Naquada, the gate element, I 
                         don't know. Jack called, he said we're 
                         leaving, I touched the mirror.
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Interesting. What is it?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         I have no idea.

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         You said you touched a mirror.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Well actually I touched that thing first. 
                         It turned on, I heard a noise, that’s 
                         when I noticed the shimmering.
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Maybe this is what controls it.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         When I touched the mirror, there was 
                         this surge, it was like getting an electrical 
                         shock, just for a second. And then I 
                         went to find Jack, Sam and Teal'c.
 
                         
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         He's the Jaffa you say is on SG-1 with 
                         you.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Yes. But I couldn’t find them, it was 
                         like they were just gone. So I figured 
                         that maybe they left without me, so 
                         I dial up Earths address, I came through, 
                         and I....
 
               
               
               
               He looks down into the gateroom

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         What the hell are they doing down there?
 
                         
               
               
               
               "Chevron 1 Encoded! "

               
               
               
                                     TECH
                         Yes sir! He hangs up phone.

               
               
               
               "Chevron 2 Encoded,Chevron 3 Encoded."

               
               
               
                                     SAM
                         Sir, isn't our mission to get the Genesis 
                         list through to the Beta sight?
 
               
                                     JACK
                         I think we will try to stop the attack 
                         on Earth first.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         What is this Genesis list, Beta site. 
                         What does she mean?
 
               
               
               
               
               
               " Chevron 4 Encoded!"

               
               
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Were evacuating everyone we can to another 
                         planet. World leaders, scientist, Doctors.
 
                         
               
               
               
               "Chevron 5 Encoded!"

               
               
               
                                     TECH
                         Let's commence the symmetric enlargement 
                         85 percent.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         You're sending a nuclear weapon to Chu'lak?
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         You got a problem with that?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         The Jaffa aren’t your enemy, they're 
                         just slaves!
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Alright try to comprehend what's going 
                         on here, we estimate the death toll 
                         on Earth is 1.5 Billion.
 
               
               
               
               "Chevron 6 Engaged"

               
               
               
                                     JACK
                         Who do you think is flying those ships, 
                         trying to blow up our world? Hmm? You 
                         give me one good reason why I shouldn't 
                         be striking back.
 
               
               
               
               " Chevron 7 Locked"

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         They have no choice.

               
                                     JACK
                         Send the bomb.

               
                                     HARRIMAN
                         Proceed with deployment! We watch the 
                         bomb go into the gate. The iris is closed. 
                         Iris locked!
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Proceed with evaluation until the next 
                         war head is ready.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         You know there are innocent human beings 
                         on most of the Goa'uld planets don't 
                         you?
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Unless this man has more information 
                         we can use, I don't want to see him 
                         again.
 
               
               
               
               Jack leaves the room

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         This isn't happening, this is nuts! 
                         This isn't happening. This isn't happening. 
                         Is it possible that. the Stargate malfunctioned, 
                         or went haywire, and I came through 
                         to a totally, screw up, different version 
                         of Earth?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         No, I doubt that, the Stargate uses 
                         space time to create a wormhole that 
                         allows us to travel across great distances. 
                         It doesn’t take you to an alternate 
                         reality.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Alternate reality?

               
                                     SAM
                         Well basically, scientist have theorized 
                         that, there are an infinite number of 
                         dominations, each containing a different 
                         possibility of reality.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Well it sounds like I theoretically, 
                         possibly, actually, found one!
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         One what?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         What Sam said! Alternate reality! A 
                         parallell plane, I mean wouldn't that 
                         explain why everything here is the same 
                         but different! I mean...
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Okay the theory is, that there a infinite 
                         number of alternate realities. Some 
                         are very different, and some are almost 
                         identical.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         That has to be what this is! So this 
                         isn't my world at all this is some other 
                         dimension?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Yeah, but the Stargate wouldn’t cause 
                         that!
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Maybe it wasn’t the Stargate that caused 
                         it.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         What are you suggesting?

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         He found a mirror, possibly made of 
                         naquada, on P3R-233.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         All this started to happen, after I 
                         touched it!
 
               
                                     SAM
                         P3R-233?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         What, have you been there?

               
                                     SAM
                         Yes!

               
                                     HARRIMAN
                         Off world activation!

               
                                     SAM
                         Close the Blast doors and keep the iris 
                         sealed!
 
               
                                     TECH
                         Receiving coded transmissions from Air 
                         Force One!
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Notify General O'Neill! Catherine, the 
                         rest of the Genesis travelers will have 
                         to be briefed and ready to go.
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Right.

               
               
               
               Catherine leaves the room. Daniel goes onto the computer and 
               looks up his personal file. It say's that his last known place 
               of residence was Egypt. His address unknown.
 
               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Current address unknown, phone number 
                         unknown, last place of residence, Egypt 
                         as of 1997.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         What?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         I think I'm dead.

               
                                     SAM
                         What?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         The me, in this reality.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         What is Voyagers status, Doctor?

               
                                     SAM
                         The president's airplane is ten minutes 
                         away from Peterson AirForce base.
 
                         
               
                                     TECH
                         Another coded transmission in progress!
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         Relay it through the decoder and patch 
                         it through the speaker.
 
               
               "Enemy craft! Pursuit, cannot evade."

               
                                     HARRIMAN
                         Surface radar is tracking!

               
               
               
               A Goa'uld ship is attacking Air Force 1

               
               
               
                                     JACK
                         That's one of there big ones.

               
                                     SAM
                         Look how fast it's moving!

               
               
               
               "We're under fire! Help Us!"

               
               
               
                                     SAM
                         It's headed straight for us.

               
                                     JACK
                         Confirm Airman!

               
                                     HARRIMAN
                         Trajectory confirmed. E.T.A. One minute!
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         Damn it! Evacuation gave us away.

               
                                     SAM
                         Intelligence has confirmed that the 
                         enemy ships have the fire power to reach 
                         us even this far under ground.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         We're stuck here as long as the gates 
                         under attack.
 
               
                                     HARRIMAN
                         The ship is slowing down, visual tracking 
                         in 10 seconds.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         If they fire on us, chances are we wont 
                         even feel it! Blast on the East coast 
                         were the equivalent of a two hundred 
                         ton nuclear war head.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         It's not going to fire.

               
                                     SAM
                         What?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         It's landing.

               
               
               
               Everyone is in the Briefing Room

               
               
               
               
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Looks like there coming in the front 
                         door, sir.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Alright, position automatic weapons, 
                         here and here. Men in all these halls. 
                         Cut off every access to this level. 
                         Blow secondary elevator shaft now.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         If the men at the surface have to fall 
                         back.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         There's only going to be one way down.I 
                         want all none essential personnel, through 
                         the gate, to the Beta site, ASAP. Dr. 
                         Langford, that includes you, and our 
                         guest.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Sir the Goa'uld have been keeping the 
                         wormhole established from off world.
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         That's probably because you sent that 
                         bomb through to Chu'lak.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         The point is, unless we get another 
                         window of opportunity, to open the gate 
                         from here, we're all stuck.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Recommendations?

               
                                     SAM
                         Well under normal circumstances, when 
                         we have full power, we can only keep 
                         a worm hole established about a half 
                         hour. There may be a restriction o how 
                         long the Goa'uld can keep there’s on 
                         from off world.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         So there's a time limit?

               
                                     SAM
                         Right. Jack just nods and walks away.
 
                         
               
               
               
               Jack put's some C4 in the elevator door

               
               
               
                                     JACK
                         Start it up, give it a count of five, 
                         then blow it.
 
               
                                     SOLDIER
                         Yes sir.

               
                                     JACK
                         Good luck! Let's go! Take it up!

               
                                     SOLDIER
                         Yes sir!

               
               
               
               Daniel is in the briefing room, listening to something on some 
               headphones
 
               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         The first part sounds like a derivation 
                         of ancient Egyptian.
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         We couldn’t recognize it.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Oh, you didn't learn how to speak it 
                         allowed on Abydos. Where did this come 
                         from?
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         It's a deep space transmission. Our 
                         receivers detected three months ago.
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         So why are you showing me this now?
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         Because the transmission originated 
                         from the same quadrant of space as P3R-233.
 
                         
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Where your mirror is.

               
                                     SAM
                         We went to 233 after we received the 
                         transmission. But the civilization had 
                         been destroyed by the Goa'uld. We didn't 
                         find any mirror though.
 
               
               
               
               Daniel writes on some paper. 'Beware the Destroyers'

               
               
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Some of 233's aliens must have sent 
                         out the warning, before there civilization 
                         was destroyed by the Goa'uld.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         What does the rest say?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         It just says 'They come from,but then, 
                         the sentence is incomplete. There's 
                         just more sounds, pulses, beats of some 
                         kind.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Yeah, we've analyzed it. Another explosion. 
                         They're divided into groups. 3, 32, 
                         16, 8, 10 and 12.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         That's six numbers.

               
                                     SAM
                         Yeah.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         That's a Stargate address, just without 
                         a point of origin. Beware the destroyers, 
                         they come from: 3, 32, 16, 8, 10 and 
                         12!
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         The aliens who lived on 233, found out 
                         where the Goa'uld attack originated?
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         What like a Goa'uld home world?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Or at least a Military base. They must 
                         have assigned a number to each symbol 
                         of the Stargate, it's a code! All we 
                         need to do is find out which symbol 
                         the Aliens represented as one and start 
                         counting from there!
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Well the only unique symbol they would 
                         have is the point of origin, on 233!
 
                         
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         But that symbol may not even be on our 
                         Stargate!
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Except, I have the alien gate on tape.
 
                         
               
               
               
               Daniel get's his camcorder out

               
               
               
                                     SAM
                         What?

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Gate is off!

               
               
               
               They run to the control room

               
               
               
                                     SAM
                         Star dialing the gate to the Beta site!
 
                         
               
                                     HARRIMAN
                         Chevron one is already encoded!

               
                                     SAM
                         If we can dial in before the Goa'uld 
                         can establish a wormhole, we can get 
                         out of here!
 
               
                                     HARRIMAN
                         Chevron 2 encoded!

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Can they dial in once we have started 
                         dialing out?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Yes, we have to get the 7th chevron 
                         locked in order to stop an incoming 
                         wormhole.
 
               
                                     HARRIMAN
                         Chevron 3 encoded!

               
               
               
               Jack is in the corridor

               
               
               
                                     JACK
                         Everybody ready?

               
                                     SOLDIER
                         Sir!

               
                                     SOLDIER 2
                         Let's do it boys!

               
                                     SOLDIER
                         Right sir!

               
                                     SOLDER 3
                         Yes sir!

               
               
               
               The Jaffa come through and a firefight takes place

               
               Control Room

               
               
               
                                     HARRIMAN
                         Chevron 5 encoded!

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Come on , come on, come on!

               
               
               
               There is an offworld activation

               
               
               
                                     SAM
                         No!

               
                                     HARRIMAN
                         Off world activation!

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         You're going to have to make the computer 
                         dial up faster for the next time.
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         I'll see what I can do.

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         How long can the Goa'uld keep the wormhole 
                         active?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Well based on the start and end of there 
                         last activation, it looks like they 
                         can keep one established from off-world 
                         for 38 minutes.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         We may not have that much time.

               
               
               
               The firefight continues

               
               
               
                                     JACK
                         Fall back!!

               
                                     SOLDIER
                         Fall back! Go! Go! Go!

               
                                     JACK
                         Seal it off, and move out!

               
               
               
               They retreat and we see Teal'c properly for the first time.
 
               
               
               Briefing Room

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         This symbol has to be the point of origin.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         How's it going up there, gentlemen?
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         Getting the crap beat out of us, how’s 
                         it going here?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         I'm estimating it will be 25, before 
                         we can try opening the gate.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         And when we do, Dr. Langford here, has 
                         presented us with an interesting dilemma. 
                         She seems to think we have been handed 
                         the address to the Goa’uld home world. 
                         Possibly where this attack originated.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         Well send a bomb through.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Excuse me? Um, I'm sorry, I know you 
                         all think of me as an outsider here, 
                         but what good would that do? I mean 
                         forget the fact that it won't change 
                         what’s happening here, how do you know 
                         they don't have some kind of iris, like 
                         yours. I mean this could all be for 
                         nothing.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Yeah, we probably only have one shot 
                         at dialing out. We use that one opportunity 
                         to dial up a Goa’uld world, we'll never 
                         get out of here ourselves.
 
               
               
               
               Daniel plays back his camcorder

               
               
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         My god.

               
                                     JACK
                         What the hell is that?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         My reality.

               
                                     SAM
                         We are actually looking at ourselves 
                         in a parallel universe. Another versions 
                         of our lives, that actually exists! 
                         It's incredible.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         It's supposed to be theoretical.

               
                                     SAM
                         Not anymore. When we first began with 
                         Einstein’s theories of relativity...
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Who is this?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         That is Teal'c. Big guy with a gold 
                         emblem on his head, and a Goa’uld in 
                         his stomach.
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         We just saw him on the security camera. 
                         He's the Goa’uld that led the invasion 
                         into the base.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Well he was and probably still is, the 
                         first prime of Apophis. He would be 
                         charged with a very important mission. 
                         Look this is going to sound pretty selfish, 
                         but where I come from, none of this 
                         has happened yet. I’m my reality, the 
                         Earth that I know, still has a chance.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         You want to explain that?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         If this address really does lead to 
                         a Goa'uld world, where the attack originated, 
                         and I can get this information, back 
                         to my world, well then maybe I can stop 
                         this, before it starts there.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         What makes you think the Goa’uld are 
                         even going to try attacking the Earth 
                         in your universe?
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Oh I would say we have pissed the Goa'uld 
                         off, as much as you have, probably even 
                         more.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Okay, wait a minute, wait a minute, 
                         let me get this straight. You want us 
                         to give up our last chance to strike 
                         back at the Goa'uld, so we can save 
                         ourselves in, what?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Alternate realty.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Not just yourselves, everyone on Earth!
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         Your Earth.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         The Jack O'Neill that I know, would 
                         do it.
 
               
                                     JACK
                         Well apparently, you and I have never 
                         met.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         No, I guess not. Look all I know, is 
                         because I came here, I have seen what, 
                         can happen. And I have a chance, to 
                         keep this from happening from the Earth 
                         that I come from, if you help me!
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         Looks at Sam. How much time doctor?
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         22 minutes.

               
                                     JACK
                         Okay the argument is academic. We could 
                         never hold them that long anyway.
 
                         
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Well maybe we could buy some time.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         How?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Not, how,who.

               
               
               
               They watch Teal'c on a screen

               
               
               
                                     JACK
                         Whoa. Your kidding right?

               
                                     DANIEL
                         You've seen the video tape. In my reality, 
                         Jack O'Neill, convinced Teal'c, to betray 
                         Apophis, to save our lives. Teal'c gave 
                         up everything for the slim chance that 
                         we could help free his people from slavery.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         It doesn’t exactly look like we could 
                         help him do anything right now. Keep 
                         in mind we just sent a bomb off to his 
                         planet, there might not be anything 
                         left for us to save.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Not in this universe.

               
                                     JACK
                         You expect me to explain all this to 
                         him, don't you.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         He's very smart, I bet he'll understand.
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         How do you know he is even remotely 
                         the same Jaffa, that you know in your 
                         universe.
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Not everything’s the same here.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         No, it's not, but it is close. Look, 
                         I know what I am asking here, it's insane. 
                         Look if you don't want to help me, I 
                         understand. It's your lives, your world.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         All I really have to do, is buy a little 
                         time. A few minutes to get the gate 
                         open, right?
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         That video tape of that Jaffa and you 
                         should catch his attention.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         You're going to talk to this guy about 
                         alternate realities?
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Do you really think he's right about 
                         this Jaffa?
 
               
                                     JACK
                         He was right about my son.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Thank you.

               
                                     JACK
                         I think this is where you all wish me 
                         good luck. With that he walks away.
 
                         
               
                                     SAM
                         Jack...

               
               
               
               Jack and Sam hug

               
               
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         I take it they're not engaged in your 
                         reality?
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         No.

               
               
               
               Gateroom

               
               
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         The enemy, will most likely penetrate 
                         this level, anytime now. But every minute 
                         counts. If and when we get the Stargate 
                         open from our end, we will retreat through 
                         it. But until then, we must keep theme 
                         away from the control room, and the 
                         Stargate, at any cost. Understood?
 
                         
               
                                     AIRMEN
                         Yes sir!

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Your efforts and your dedication, have 
                         always made me proud to serve with all 
                         of you.
 
               
                                     AIRMAN
                         Bravo company move out! Formation three. 
                         Alfa team, level four.
 
               
               
               
               Jack walks up to Teal'c

               
               
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Kree!

               
                                     JACK
                         Don't shoot! I'm unarmed. I surrender.
 
                         
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         And you are?

               
                                     JACK
                         General Jack O'Neill, commander of this 
                         base. You're Teal'c, right?
 
               
                                     JAFFA
                         Haga'sha!

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Aga kree!

               
                                     JACK
                         You'll be wondering how I know your 
                         name. I've got quite a story to tell 
                         you.
 
               
               
               
               Control Room

               
               
               
                                     SAM
                         Okay I've got the dial in time down 
                         another five seconds. Now, all we need 
                         is for that wormhole to destabilize 
                         .
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Airmen, were going to need all the help 
                         we can get down there. We should set 
                         the auto destruction to go off, two 
                         minutes past the estimated window of 
                         opportunity for us to open the Stargate. 
                         If the Goa’uld's want this place in 
                         one piece, I intend to disappoint them.
 
                         
               
               "Destruct sequence activated!"

               
               
               
               Jack is playing the tape to Teal'c

               
               
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         What sort of deception is this?

               
                                     JACK
                         I know it's a little hard to believe, 
                         but you guys are pretty advanced. You 
                         must know this alternate reality thing, 
                         is possible, right?
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         I do not.

               
                                     JACK
                         Well then how did this Daniel guy know 
                         your name? He says the guy in this video, 
                         you I guess in his world, hates being 
                         a slave to the Goa’uld.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Lies.

               
                                     JACK
                         Look, I know this sounds insane. But 
                         you have a chance to change things in 
                         his world. We just need a little time, 
                         that’s all. This guy, Daniel says, the 
                         Teal'c in his world, is a good man. 
                         That he betrayed Apophis to free his 
                         world, to free his family. Your wife! 
                         Your son, Ryac.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         We received word from my home world. 
                         You sent a weapon of destruction there, 
                         through your Stargate. My people, my 
                         family are dead.
 
               
               
               
               Teal'c walks to a large weapon and fires it, killing Jack

               
               Control Room

               
               
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Four minutes. You two better get into 
                         the gate room.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Catherine.

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         No arguments Doctor, they need you at 
                         the Beta site.
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         What about you?

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         As soon as I start the dial in process, 
                         I’ll join you. Go!
 
               
                                     DANIEL
                         If this mirror is a door way between 
                         our dimensions, I might be able to send 
                         help from my reality, or even have you 
                         come through to my Earth.
 
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Wait a minute, if that device I saw 
                         is a remote control to the mirror, you 
                         may need it.
 
               
                                     SAM
                         Go ahead, I'll get it.

               
                                     DANIEL
                         Thank you.

               
                                     CATHERINE
                         You helped me reunite me with Earnest 
                         in the other world? Danny nods. I guess 
                         in the grand scheme of things, we're 
                         even!
 
               
               
               
               Hammond, Harriman and the rest are under attack

               
               
               
                                     HARRIMAN
                         Fall back Colonel! We have to fall back!
 
                         
               
               
               
               They are all killed

               
               Control room

               
               
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Two minutes!

               
               
               
               Sam is in the briefing room with some Jaffa. She has her hands 
               in the air
 
               
               
               
                                     SAM
                         I surrender! I have information that 
                         will help Apophis! There is technology 
                         he will want to know about. I can tell 
                         Apophis how to find it!
 
               
                                     JAFFA
                         Masa'trey'ak!

               
                                     SAM
                         Thank you.

               
               
               
               She pulls out a grenade

               
               
               
                                     SAM
                         I also wish to blow us all to hell.
 
                         
               
               
               
               Control room

               
               
               
                                     CATHERINE
                         Times up!

               
               
               
               The dial up process begins

               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         Come on!

               
               
               
               Catherine is in the control room with some Jaffa

               
                                     "AUTO DESTRUCT IN
                         One minute!"

               
               
               
               Teal'c enters the gateroom

               
                                     " AUTO DESTRUCT IN
                         30 seconds! "

               
               The gate opens and Daniel runs up the ramp. Just as he jumps 
               through, Teal'c shoots him in the shoulder.
 
               
                                     " AUTO DESTRUCT IN
                         10 seconds, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 
                         1"
 
               
               The SGC is destroyed

               
               
               
               Daniel get's to the mirror, touches it and get's back to our 
               reality
 
               
               Jack and the others are still looking for him

               
               
               
                                     JACK
                         Any luck?

               
                                     SAM
                         Nothing.

               
               
               
               Daniel yells out in pain. The others run to him

               
               
               
                                     JACK
                         Daniel! Jack bends over him. What the 
                         hell is this?
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         It appears to be caused by a staff weapon.
 
                         
               
               
               
               Jack takes the paper with the stargate address

               
               
               
                                     SAM
                         This looks like a Stargate address.
 
                         
               
                                     JACK
                         Alright, let's get him back to Earth.
 
                         
               
               
               
                                     DANIEL
                         No! Jack! Where all in very big trouble!They're 
                         coming! They're coming!
 
               
               
               
               THE END
               
               
               

There But For The Grace Of God



Writers :   Robert C. Cooper
Genres :   Sci-Fi  Action  Adventure


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