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                                      STARGATE SG1

                                      Episode 706

                                       "LIFEBOAT"

                                           By

                                      Brad Wright

               
               
               Alien Planet We see a ship on the surface of a desert-like planet. 
               It has apparently crashed. Next we see the dark interior of the 
               ship. SG-1 is exploring using flashlights.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         Sir, it's possible the beacon we detected 
                         with the MALP was activated remotely 
                         upon impact. If there was anyone left 
                         in those forward sections, I doubt they 
                         could have survived, Sir.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         There should be an indication, somewhere, 
                         about how long ago they crashed.
 
               
               SG-1 descends a set of stairs and then we see people in suspension 
               pods on the walls of the room they enter. There is a little light 
               above each one so we are able to see inside the pods.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         Sir...these people are alive. A-at least 
                         they're in some form of cryogenic sleep. 
                         Any civilization without faster-than-light 
                         technology would have to resort to something 
                         like this in order to cross the vast 
                         distances between stars. Otherwise, 
                         it would take an entire generation, 
                         or more, and given the effects of relativity...
 
                         
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         (cutting her off) We've got a ship load 
                         of frozen people.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         That would be the more succinct way 
                         of putting it. Yes, Sir.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         They're current states probably protected 
                         them from the impact.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         How many of them do you think there 
                         are?
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         From the configuration of the ship's 
                         exterior, I would say four compartments 
                         of varying size.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         All right, we'll do a quick head count, 
                         see what we're dealing with, then call 
                         for support. Carter, Teal'c, you pair 
                         up. Daniel and I'll start in this compartment.
 
                         
               
                                     CARTER
                         Yes, Sir.

               
               We see various shots of different pods as different members of 
               SG-1 are shown pointing their flashlights down various corridors.
 
               
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         ...five, six...

               
               Jack stops and shines his light up on a pod that is not lit from 
               above. The figure inside is that of a skeleton. Apparently, this 
               pod failed.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         105.

               
               Suddenly Daniel hears a screeching sound. He turns to look behind 
               him. He gets a concerned look on his face and then yells.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         Jack!

               
               Jack turns to look at him. We also see Teal'c and Sam look up 
               when they hear Daniel yell. Next we see a bright light...kind 
               of like a plasma ball or something coming up the corridor toward 
               Jack. It rushes past and through him. When it leaves, he is unconscious 
               on the ground. Then we see that Teal'c, Sam and Daniel are too.
 
               
               
               OPENING CREDITS

               
               Alien Planet - Ship Teal'c wakes up with a start. He sits up 
               and then slowly stands. He appears to be in some pain.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         (into his radio) O'Neill? (there is 
                         no response) Major Carter? (still no 
                         response) Daniel Jackson, respond.
 
                         
               
               He activates his Zat and starts jogging down the corridor. He 
               runs through several corridors before he comes upon Jack.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         O'Neill?

               
               Jack is still out. Teal'c touches his neck to feel for a pulse. 
               Next, we see him find Sam.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Major Carter?

               
               Sam is still unconscious as well. Teal'c feels her neck for a 
               pulse as well. Then he continues his search for Daniel. Daniel 
               is sitting propped up against a wall of pods. He appears to be 
               unconscious as well.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Daniel Jackson?

               
               Daniel responds by rolling his head toward Teal'c. His eyes are 
               barely open as he first looks at Teal'c. Then his eyes grow wide...afraid. 
               Then he screams.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         Ahhh!

               
               SGC - Control Room

               
                                     D
                         It's SG-4's IDC, Sir. They're signaling 
                         that they've got SG-1.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         (into the microphone) Defense and medical 
                         teams, stand by. (then to Davis) Open 
                         the iris.
 
               
               The iris opens and SG-4 comes through carrying first Sam and 
               then Jack on stretchers.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         (as Jack is carried by her on the ramp) 
                         What've we got?
 
               
                                     SG-4 MAN
                         They're both unconscious. Vital signs 
                         are otherwise stable.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         All right, get them to the infirmary 
                         and maintain security protocols.
 
               
                                     SG-4 MAN
                         Yes, Ma'am.

               
               Teal'c follows them, helping Daniel through the 'gate. Teal'c 
               is supporting a great deal of Daniel's weight. Daniel appears 
               to be in pain or afraid or both.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Daniel?

               
                                     JACSKON
                         I have to go back...I have to go back... 
                         (He looks up at the room and gets even 
                         more panicky) I have to go back! I have 
                         to go back!
 
               
               The wormhole disengages just as Daniel breaks free of Teal'c 
               and heads back for it. He just runs through to the other side 
               of the ramp. When he realizes he hasn't returned, he falls to 
               his knees in...frustration?...fear?...anger? I'm not sure...
 
               
               
                                     JACSKON
                         No!

               
               Janet follows him.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Daniel?

               
               She is there as he collapses. She tries to console him.

               
                                     JACSKON
                         NO!

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Daniel...it's okay. Don't be afraid.
 
                         
               
               It's obvious something is very wrong with him.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Sergeants!

               
               Two medical personnel rush up the ramp.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         (to Daniel) It's okay.

               
               Suddenly the fear is gone and a look of wariness or anger comes 
               over his face.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         Who are you? What is this place?

               
               By now, Hammond has come up to stand beside Teal'c on the ramp. 
               Janet looks at each of them. They are all concerned and a bit 
               puzzled.
 
               
               SGC - Infirmary We see first Sam and then Jack lying on beds. 
               They have electrodes on their heads. Hammond is standing beside 
               Jack. A nurse is standing in between the beds.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Notify me the moment they regain consciousness.
 
                         
               
                                     NURSE
                         Yes, Sir.

               
               Hammond leaves and then we see him entering the observation deck 
               of a medical isolation room. Teal'c is seated and watching through 
               the window (a one two-way mirror) to the action in the lab below. 
               Hammond nods at Teal'c as he comes to stand beside him. They 
               can see Daniel and the others (Janet as some unnamed personnel) 
               but Daniel cannot see Teal'c or Hammond. Though Daniel is, at 
               first, looking right into the mirror. Daniel is wearing white 
               hospital jammies and has a restraint wrapped around his wrists 
               and attached to a belt at his waist.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         (very angry) Who is responsible for 
                         this! I demand to know why this has 
                         happened! (he holds up his restrained 
                         wrists) Why am I a prisoner?!
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Those may be removed when you decide 
                         to calm down.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         Calm? How do you expect me to be calm? 
                         I was made promises that nothing like 
                         this could happen! That nothing could 
                         go wrong!
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         (trying to calm him) All right, let's 
                         start there. Can you tell me what has 
                         gone wrong?
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         What has gone wrong? What has gone wrong? 
                         Well, this is not the Stromos, you are 
                         not a member of my staff, and... (turning 
                         to point into the mirror) that is not 
                         me!
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         All right, listen carefully. We did 
                         not do this. In fact, we're in the dark 
                         about what has happened, as much as 
                         you apparently are. Now if you cooperate...
 
                         
               
                                     JACSKON
                         I will undergo no more of your tests.
 
                         
               
               He leans his forehead into his hand and whimpers slightly.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Are you in pain?

               
                                     JACSKON
                         (very angry) Yes! (then calmer) Yes, 
                         a great deal.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         All right, I'll get something. But in 
                         the meantime, try to stay calm or you'll 
                         be restrained further.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         (angry, but quiet) You have no idea 
                         who I am, do you?
 
               
               Janet turns and looks at him before she continues on her way 
               out.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         That is not Daniel Jackson.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         But is he a Goa'uld?

               
               Just then Janet walks into the observation area.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         No, Sir. Although at the moment, he's 
                         every bit as arrogant.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Then, is Dr. Jackson suffering from 
                         some sort of mental illness?
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         I honestly don't know yet, Sir. His 
                         preliminary E.E.G. reading are like 
                         nothing I've ever seen. On one hand, 
                         there's indication of coma, but at the 
                         same time we're seeing readings like 
                         those of a dozen people all jumbled 
                         together.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Is his condition life threatening?
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         I couldn't even guess.

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         He is claiming to be a passenger from 
                         the crashed alien vessel we discovered 
                         on the planet.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         How's that possible?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         I have no idea, Sir, but Teal'c is right. 
                         And I think we're dealing with more 
                         than one passenger. By that I mean, 
                         Daniel's behavior in the 'gate room 
                         and throughout the preliminary testing 
                         was distinctly different than his current 
                         behavior. I'd say we've witnessed at 
                         least two, maybe even three separate 
                         personalities.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Could there be more?

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         We discovered several hundred passengers 
                         in cryogenic suspension.
 
               
               Just then, Daniel picks up a tray and throws it at the window. 
               Teal'c is now looking through liquid as those in the room try 
               and restrain Daniel. Teal'c watches until he sees they have Daniel 
               sitting on the bed.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Colonel O'Neill had requested an enumeration 
                         of the cryogenic chambers. While we 
                         were separated, I lost consciousness 
                         momentarily. For what reason, I am unsure. 
                         When I returned, I found Daniel Jackson, 
                         Colonel O'Neill and Major Carter and 
                         in their current states.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Speaking of which, Sir, I'd like to 
                         check in on the Colonel and Sam.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Keep me apprised.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Yes, Sir.

               
               Janet leaves.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Teal'c, maybe you should head down to 
                         the infirmary yourself.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         I intend to remain here.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Very well.

               
               In the room Teal'c is observing, one of the personnel is giving 
               Daniel some capsules. Daniel puts the capsules in his hand.
 
               
               
                                     JACSKON
                         I am, ordinarily, a very rational man.
 
                         
               
                                     MP1
                         Of course you are, Dr. Jackson.

               
                                     JACSKON
                         (arrogantly) I am a sovereign of Talthus. 
                         My name is Martice.
 
               
                                     MP1
                         I beg your pardon, Sir.

               
                                     JACSKON
                         Oh, Sir...well that's a start. (he puts 
                         the capsules in his mouth and washes 
                         them down with water)
 
               
               Meanwhile, in the infirmary, Janet is shining a penlight into 
               Sam's eyes.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Pupils are still a little dilated. It's 
                         as though they were struck with some 
                         sort of powerful Zat weapon. At least 
                         their E.E.G.s are still normal.
 
               
               Just then, Jack wakes up. In the background, the nurse is checking 
               something on Siler. He appears to have broken his nose.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         (grimacing as he raises his head slightly) 
                         Oy!
 
               
                                     NURSE
                         Doctor?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         (moving to stand beside Jack's bed) 
                         Inform General Hammond the Colonel's 
                         awake.
 
               
                                     NURSE
                         Yes, Ma'am.

               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Hey, Doc.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         How're you feeling, Sir?

               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Headache. Bad.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Well, I can take care of that, but first 
                         I need to know if you're feeling...yourself.
 
                         
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Well, other than this...nail through 
                         my head...fine. Why?
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         I'll explain later. Teal'c managed to 
                         get the three of you back through the 
                         Stargate from the ship. My team took 
                         it from there.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Carter and Daniel?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Major Carter is suffering the same after 
                         effects as you, Sir.
 
               
               Then Sam wakes up.

               
                                     CARTER
                         Janet?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Sam...

               
               Janet walks over to stand beside her bed.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Hey, it's gonna be fine. You've both 
                         suffered some sort of neural shock.
 
                         
               
               General Hammond walks in.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Colonel? Major? How are you feeling?
 
                         
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Got a nail in my head, Sir.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         That sounds like our Colonel O'Neill.
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Their E.E.G.s show normal brain activity, 
                         Sir. They appear to be unaffected.
 
                         
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Unaffected by what? Where's Daniel?
 
                         
               
               Jack tries to sit up. Janet rushes over to stop him.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Sir, I need you to stay right where 
                         you are, at least until you're strong 
                         enough...
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         (through gritted teeth) I'm fine.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         No, you're not, Sir.

               
               He can't make it, he lies back down.

               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Ow...no, I'm not.

               
               Back in the lab, Martice (in Daniel) is getting more frustrated 
               by the moment. He is rubbing his temples.
 
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         Just find the small woman and tell her 
                         that what she gave me is not good enough. 
                         It isn't working!
 
               
               He looks up at the guard, who remains motioneless.

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         Do you speak?

               
               Just then, Janet returns. Martice (in Daniel) takes a deep breath 
               and tilts his head back. Janet approaches slowly.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         How are you feeling now?

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         Your medicine is worthless.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         You're still in pain?

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         This body must be damaged.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         I doubt that. Dr. Jackson was in perfect 
                         health.
 
               
               She moves to a table and opens a chart.

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         I assume Dr. Jackson was the former...Not 
                         that I have anything against it, mind 
                         you. He looks at himself in the mirror 
                         again. It's younger and stronger than 
                         my own. Did something happen to my own 
                         body?
 
               
               Janet just looks up from the chart at him.

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         In times of disaster, people need their 
                         sovereign to look up to. How will they 
                         recognize me now?
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         I've already told you, we didn't do 
                         this.
 
               
               MiJ (lashing out) How else could I have arrived in this situation?!
 
               
               
                                     FRAISER
                         (evenly) We don't know.

               
               Martice (in Daniel) jumps off the bed, causing Janet to take 
               a step or two back and the others to take a step or two forward.
 
               
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         (sneering) How useful you are. (He starts 
                         walking around the room) What is this 
                         place?
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         It's one of our medical isolation rooms.
 
                         
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         Could you be less specific?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         (irritated) In a military facility on 
                         a planet called Earth.
 
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         (pacing and looking away at all times.) 
                         Earth...the ship was bound for Ardena. 
                         How far are we from Ardena?
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         I don't know.

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         (walking back to stand facing her on 
                         the other side of the bed) The other 
                         passengers...they will be concerned 
                         for me. As I am for them, of course.
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Most of them are still on board the 
                         ship. But we think it's possible that 
                         several of them may be here with us 
                         right now.
 
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         (clenching his fist, struggling in some 
                         way) As prisoners?
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         No. We think they may be right here 
                         in this room. We don't know the reason, 
                         but somehow several of the passengers 
                         who were in cryogenic sleep have...
 
                         
               
               She stops as she notices the expression on Daniel's face change. 
               He appears to be unfamiliar with his surroundings again.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         What's happening?

               
               The guards move closer, Janet waves them off.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Martice?

               
                                     JACSKON
                         (looking a tad freaked out) Uh, no, 
                         M-Martice is a sovereign. I'm...I'm 
                         just a crew member.
 
               
               He looks around, blowing out short breaths, and then notices 
               his reflection in the mirror again.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         Is that...

               
               Janet walks up behind him as he looks closely at himself in the 
               mirror. He touches his face, pulling at his mouth.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         How can this be?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         It's all right. I'm here to help you.
 
                         
               
                                     JACSKON
                         No, no. This is, this is wrong. This 
                         is a mistake.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Yes it is. One that we want to correct. 
                         I'm Dr. Fraiser.
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         I am Tryan, Engineer, second rank.
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         All right, Tryan. Why don't we start 
                         again?
 
               
               He turns and looks at her with a puzzled expression.

               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         Again?

               
               COMMERCIAL BREAK

               
               SGC - Medical Isolation Room Teal'c is in the observation room 
               still.
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         (sitting on the bed, but still looking 
                         at himself in the mirror) I don't recognize 
                         this man...or rather, myself.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         His name is Daniel Jackson. The body 
                         you're inhabiting belongs to him.
 
                         
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         He wasn't aboard the Stromos.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         No.

               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         Then how could I have ended up in his 
                         body?
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Your ship crashed on a planet that we 
                         call P2A347. We don't know how or why 
                         the crash occurred, only that the only 
                         survivors were those in cryogenic sleep. 
                         When Daniel Jackson and the other members 
                         of his team boarded your ship...this 
                         happened.
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         I have no memory of coming here.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         What do you remember?

               
               *Flashback Begins* Aboard the Stromos.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         (loudly giving orders) Brace for acceleration! 
                         (then approaching another) Tryan?
 
                         
               
                                     TRYAN
                         Compartment is secure, Sir.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Very well.

               
               Pharrin moves on and Tryan opens and gets into a suspension chamber. 
               He pulls a helmet that is suspended from the ceiling of the chamber 
               down onto his head as the pod door slides closed.
 
               
               *Flashback Ends*

               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         Leaving Talthus, entering my sleep chamber, 
                         and then...then seeing your face, here. 
                         Why am I restrained?
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         It wasn't you. You're the fourth personality 
                         to emerge since being brought back. 
                         We believe that there are others from 
                         your ship in there along with you.
 
                         
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         In one body?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Plus, Dr. Jackson.

               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         No, the strain on the body would be 
                         too great. I-it wouldn't survive.
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Do you know that for certain?

               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         It couldn't happen. The only conceivable 
                         result would be insanity.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Then we should both hope you're wrong.
 
                         
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         Dr. Fraiser, you don't appreciate that 
                         what's happened is technically impossible. 
                         This can't happen. One cannot return 
                         to any other body, than one's own. There 
                         are failsafes to prevent exactly that 
                         from happening.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Tryan, it has happened. All you need 
                         to do is look in the mirror to prove 
                         it to yourself.
 
               
               He looks into the mirror.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Now, we don't have a lot of time. And 
                         you're the first personality to emerge, 
                         so far, that's been helpful. So, I need 
                         you to think, all right? How could this 
                         happen?
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         A cryosleeper's consciousness is stored 
                         in the same memory module that maintains 
                         the sleeper's body. There is simply 
                         no way to separate them or...send the 
                         consciousness to any other than it's 
                         corresponding body unless...Oh, no...unless 
                         the sleeper's bodies are dead.
 
               
               Hammond, Jack and Sam all come into the observation room to join 
               Teal'c.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         O'Neill...Major Carter. I am pleased 
                         to see you have recovered.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         How is he?

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Yet another personality has emerged. 
                         Dr. Fraiser appears to be making progress.
 
                         
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         How'd he get stuck in here?

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Daniel Jackson's preliminary electroencephalogram 
                         proved anomalous.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         I dare you to say that again.

               
               Teal'c looks at him and then opens his mouth to say it again, 
               but he is cut off by Hammond.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Dr. Fraiser declared a code 17. Dr. 
                         Jackson has been under constant guard 
                         and only she and a few of her staff 
                         have had any direct contact as a precautionary 
                         measure.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         She thought he was a Goa'uld?

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         We've since ruled that out, but I'm 
                         not taking any chances until we can 
                         determine the means by which these additional 
                         persons have found their way into Dr. 
                         Jackson.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         To do that, I'd have to have another 
                         look at their cryogenic systems.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Schedule a mission briefing with Dr. 
                         Frasier as soon as possible.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         With your permission, Sir, I'd like 
                         to stick it out here with Daniel.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         You realize only medical personnel are 
                         allowed access?
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Yes, Sir.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Very well.

               
               Hammond leaves. Sam looks at Teal'c. He gets up and follows her 
               out. Jack takes Teal'c's seat.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         All right, Tryan. Look, let's not jump 
                         to conclusions here.
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         I'm sorry. There's simply no other way 
                         this could've happened. Only then can 
                         the failsafes be overridden and the 
                         consciousness purged from the system. 
                         I am dead. As are the others who may 
                         reside in this body.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         We can't be sure of that until we go 
                         back to the planet.
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         Then you will see.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Okay, look, just...help me out with 
                         something here. Why do you separate 
                         the consciousness from the body in the 
                         cryosleep process?
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         A consciousness cannot survive the restoration 
                         process without significant loss of 
                         memory and intellect. A person undertaking 
                         such a long journey without proper storage 
                         of their consciousness would arrive 
                         at their destination as a mere fraction 
                         of themselves. The very essence of that 
                         person would be lost.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         So the memory requirement must be enormous.
 
                         
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         Each cryogenic capsule contains an active 
                         matrix memory module sufficient to sustain 
                         one single mind. Its systems are connected 
                         with those that regulate and sustain 
                         the corresponding sleeper's body.
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Well, then, it may be possible to upload 
                         your consciousness back into that memory.
 
                         
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         Each module can store only one consciousness.
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Then do it one at a time.

               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         No. That's not possible. Here... (he 
                         walks around to the table at the end 
                         of the bed and picks up a glass of water) 
                         Could these same water molecules ever 
                         be returned to this glass, just as they 
                         were before? No more, no less? In precisely 
                         the same configuration?
 
               
               Then he pours the water into the pitcher that is also on the 
               table.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         (closing her eyes and bowing her head 
                         briefly) No.
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         Our minds have been blended together. 
                         Poured into one vessel, ill-equipped 
                         to sustain our volume.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Yeah, but if the computers on board 
                         your ship can separate the human consciousness 
                         from the body, then surely they can 
                         isolate the...
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         Can you hear that?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         No, I can't hear anything.

               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         The others...their voices, I can hear 
                         them. They're getting louder.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Tryan, I need you to stay with me, all 
                         right? We need to work together on this.
 
                         
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         It's the most incredible feeling...
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         I doubt the others can help as much 
                         as you
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         No one can help.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         D-don't say that.

               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         They're pulling at me now. I don't - 
                         I don't know how...
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         (takes a few short breaths an looks 
                         around) Janet?
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Daniel?

               
                                     JACSKON
                         What's goin' on?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Look, something has happened. I need 
                         you to just...
 
               
               We know see Daniel on a computer monitor and we can hear Janet's 
               voice in the background.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         I need you to just hang in there.

               
               His image on the monitor freezes and the camera pans out to reveal 
               that Teal'c, Sam, Hammond and Janet are in the briefing room 
               and they have just watched a recording of when Daniel's real 
               personality broke through.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         That was it. A moment later, another 
                         person emerged, but we didn't learn 
                         anything from her. So, he only surfaced 
                         for a moment, but it was definitely 
                         Daniel.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         At least we know he's still in there.
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Mm-hmm. Dr. McKenzie just did a detailed 
                         analysis of his E.E.G. and M.R.I. readings. 
                         We think that Daniel, himself, is in 
                         a sort of coma, having been suppressed 
                         by the others. It's as though his own 
                         consciousness has retreated, protecting 
                         itself. That's why he could only surface 
                         for such a short time. The other signals 
                         are a jumbled mess.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         How many others are there?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         It's only a guess, but Dr. McKenzie 
                         believes Daniel could be carrying the 
                         minds of as many as a dozen of the ship's 
                         passengers.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         Sir, it's possible I could reconfigure 
                         the ship's systems to separate Daniel.
 
                         
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         The last time you went on that ship, 
                         you were attacked.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         It may have been automated defenses.
 
                         
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         I think not, Major Carter. I discovered 
                         Daniel Jackson at the base of one of 
                         the sleep chambers. The door was open.
 
                         
               
                                     CARTER
                         There's on way Daniel would have stepped 
                         into one of those things on his own.
 
                         
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Then someone else must have done so. 
                         Perhaps I regained consciousness before 
                         Daniel Jackson's assailant was able 
                         to do the same to us.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         The question is why?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Tryan seemed absolutely sure that his 
                         physical body was dead.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         So?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         So, what if this was a desperate attempt 
                         to preserve these people? What if the 
                         person who attacked you was simply trying 
                         to keep these people alive the only 
                         way he could?
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         The ship could not have sustained them 
                         indefinitely.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         So, Daniel's a - a lifeboat?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Yeah, it's possible.

               
                                     CARTER
                         Sir, I recommend that SG-12 accompany 
                         us back to the planet. They can search 
                         the ship for whoever did this while 
                         I study the cryogenic systems.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         You have a go. Dismissed.

               
               COMMERCIAL BREAK

               
               SGC - Medical Isolation Room Jack is still in the observation 
               room, we've seen his silent reaction to activities in the room 
               at various times throughout Daniel's multiple personality dialogs 
               with Dr. Fraiser. He is still watching intently as another personality 
               emerges.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         I don't believe we've had a chance to 
                         meet.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         (timidly) Where's my father?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         I'm sorry, I-I don't know. Do you mind 
                         if I sit down beside you?
 
               
               Daniel nods, and she takes a seat on the bed next to him.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Okay...there.

               
                                     JACSKON
                         What about them? (He looks sideways 
                         without moving his head to indicate 
                         the others in the room).
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Oh no, they won't hurt you. (He turns 
                         to face her more - and away from the 
                         others.) Tell you what, why don't I 
                         tell you everything I know and then 
                         we'll just take it from there...okay? 
                         (He nods again.) What's your name?
 
                         
               
                                     KEENIN IN JACSKON
                         Keenin.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Keenin? That's a very nice name. I'm 
                         Dr. Fraiser.
 
               
               SGC - 'Gate Room

               
               We see the Stargate activate. Hammond, Sam, Teal'c and SG-12 
               are at the base of the ramp.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         SG-12, move out.

               
               They comply.

               
                                     HAMMOND
                         (to the other two) I know you'll do 
                         anything to save Dr. Jackson, but the 
                         last thing we need is for this to happen 
                         to both of you.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         We have every intention of avoiding 
                         that, Sir.
 
               
                                     HAMMOND
                         Good luck.

               
               Sam and Teal'c head up the ramp as Hammond watches them.

               
               SGC - Medical Isolation Room

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Keenin, we're trying to figure out everything 
                         we can about how this happened. What's 
                         the last thing you remember?
 
               
                                     KEENIN IN JACSKON
                         My father...

               
               *Flashback Begins*

               
               We're back on the ship, lots of people are moving around. The 
               camera focuses in on a young boy, about 9 (no more than 11 - 
               very sweet face), standing just inside a cryo pod. His father 
               (the man we had seen giving orders earlier, Pharrin, is leaning 
               forward, his hands on either side of the boy using the chamber 
               to propping himself up.
 
               
                                     KEENIN
                         Why can't I wait with you?

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         The ship must accelerate to escape the 
                         flare's radiation. You'll be safer here. 
                         You will dream sweet dreams...and when 
                         you awaken, we'll be in orbit around 
                         Ardena, and I will be right here.
 
                         
               
                                     KEENIN
                         Talthus will be gone.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Hundreds of years will have passed, 
                         Keenin, and all of this hardship will 
                         be part of our distant history. Do you 
                         understand?
 
               
               Keenin nods. Pharrin smiles and give Keenin a kiss on the cheek.
 
               
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Now... (Keenin steps back into the chamber.) 
                         Close your eyes. He closes his eyes.
 
                         
               
               *Flashback Ends*

               
               We see Keenin (in Daniel) open his eyes.

               
                                     KEENIN IN JACSKON
                         I-I didn't want to go. I wanted to stay 
                         on Talthus.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         So, you had to leave.

               
                                     KEENIN IN JACSKON
                         They knew it was going to happen since 
                         a long time before I was born. Do you 
                         know what a dark star is?
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Mm-hmm...one that's burned out it's 
                         fuel.
 
               
                                     KEENIN IN JACSKON
                         They said it would pass close enough 
                         to our sun to make it flare and that 
                         it would engulf Talthus. I knew my whole 
                         life that the world was gonna to end.
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         (as we see Jack's reaction) So, you're 
                         people built the Stromos?
 
               
                                     KEENIN IN JACSKON
                         They built three ships, including the 
                         Stromos. But it wasn't enough. They 
                         had a lottery and they said that was 
                         the only fair way, but my father was 
                         an officer on the Stromos...he was allowed 
                         to pick one person from his family. 
                         M- my mother made him chose me.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         It's all right.

               
                                     KEENIN IN JACSKON
                         My mother said she would take her chance 
                         with the lottery, but she wasn't chosen. 
                         The sovereigns were chosen, but she 
                         wasn't chosen. No one I knew was chosen. 
                         I wanted to stay with her.
 
               
               Keenin (in Daniel) is now crying. He leans forward and puts his 
               head in Janet's lap.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         It's okay...shhh. (She strokes the back 
                         of his head with her hand.) It's all 
                         right. (We see Jack in the observation 
                         room again.) It's all right, shhh...it's 
                         okay.
 
               
               She is now rubbing his back with her hand. Then we see Daniel's 
               fist tighten on white material in close up.
 
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         (his voice is now very annoyed) What 
                         are you doing?
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Martice?

               
               He sits up, obviously angry. Janet quickly stands up.

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         You may address me as sovereign. And 
                         I will ask you never to do that again. 
                         Now, what have you done to resolve this?
 
                         
               
               Janet doesn't answer.

               
               Alien Planet - on the Stromos Teal'c and Sam have just descended 
               the stairs again.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         (into her radio) SG-12, this is Carter, 
                         come in.
 
               
                                     SG-12 MAN
                         (over the radio) This is SG-12. We've 
                         just begun our search.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         (into her radio) Stay in radio contact. 
                         Carter out. (Then to Teal'c) These power 
                         lever readings are extremely low. I 
                         don't know how it could still be working.
 
                         
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Perhaps if we revived one of them, they 
                         may be of some assistance.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         I don't think there's even enough power 
                         to do that.
 
               
               Meanwhile back in the isolation room, Martice is squawking again.
 
               
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         I demand to speak to someone in authority.
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         (arms crossed, quite annoyed) Well, 
                         I'm sorry. You're stuck with me.
 
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         Why have you involved the boy in this?
 
                         
               
               In the observation room, Jack leans forward, listening intently...still.
 
               
               
                                     FRAISER
                         What boy?

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         The boy. You were just talking to him. 
                         Where is he?
 
               
               Janet doesn't answer.

               
               Back on the Stromos, Sam and Teal'c are still exploring.

               
                                     CARTER
                         If we don't get these systems hooked 
                         up to another power source soon, these 
                         people are gonna die. We'll need a naquadah 
                         generator and I'll have to build some...
 
                         
               
               Teal'c puts up his hand to silence her because he senses or hears 
               something. They hear quiet footsteps. Teal'c moves to stand behind 
               the wall where the footsteps are approaching. Sam, knowing he's 
               in position, continues.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         ...One generator should be enough.
 
                         
               
               Pharrin comes around the corner, weapon drawn. Teal'c reaches 
               out and grabs him. He holds Pharrin up against the wall by this 
               throat. Sam aims her weapon and her flashlight on him.
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Please, don't hurt us.

               
               COMMERCIAL BREAK

               
               SGC - Medical Isolation Room Martice (in Daniel) is holding his 
               hands over his ears, stumbling around.
 
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         Tell them to stop shouting! It is unendurable!
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         I can't hear them.

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         (going to look into the mirror again) 
                         Be silent!
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         They're in your mind, Martice.

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         No...no. No, no, no, no, no, what you 
                         say cannot be so. Uh...I have responsibilities 
                         to attend to. I, uh, cannot remain here.
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         You cannot leave.

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         3000 of our people depend on me to lead 
                         them. I am their sovereign. They have 
                         sworn an oath to me.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         I'm sorry...

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         It is my destiny to rule over Ardena!
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         No, listen. You don't understand the 
                         seriousness of your condition.
 
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         (VERY agitated now) And you still don't 
                         realize who you are talking to!
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         (equally agitated) I don't give a damn! 
                         You don't belong in that man's body 
                         and I intend to take it back!
 
               
               Martice (in Daniel) winces and puts his fingers over his ears 
               again.
 
               
               Back on the Stromos, Teal'c and Sam are questioning Pharrin.
 
               
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Are there other conscious people aboard 
                         this ship?
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         No...the others still sleep. Why have 
                         you come back?
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         You've done something to one of our 
                         people.
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Is he here with you?

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         He is not.

               
                                     CARTER
                         Are you the one responsible?

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         There was...no choice...no...other way. 
                         You must do the same.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         I don't think so.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         The ship's power is failing. It is the 
                         only way we can save them. (He gets 
                         up and starts walking) Pharrin figured 
                         out a way to override the failsafes. 
                         It can be done. Don't you see? These 
                         souls are the last of an entire world. 
                         (He reaches out and nearly touches the 
                         glass on one of the chambers holding 
                         a woman, but he pulls his hand back.) 
                         They cannot be allowed to end like this.
 
                         
               
                                     CARTER
                         Maybe there's another way.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         No. No, the power is fading even now 
                         in every compartment. If the two of 
                         you carry but a handful of souls, we 
                         could route the remaining power back 
                         to the others...
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         That's not going to happen.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         (dejected) We do not know how many more 
                         we can accommodate.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         We?

               
               Pharrin puts his hand up to his temple.

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         I believe he, like Daniel Jackson, carries 
                         the consciousness of many.
 
               
               Sam nods.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Thirteen souls now reside in Pharrin's 
                         body. I fear...I can harbor no more.
 
                         
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         (a tad annoyed) To what end do you attempt 
                         to preserve the life of these people? 
                         Their bodies are dead.
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         We are the last of an entire world. 
                         The other ships will come. We have sent 
                         a message. They will hear it and they 
                         will come. And when they do, they will 
                         find a way to restore us.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Why did you not attempt to revive the 
                         others?
 
               
               *Flashback Begins* Pharrin narrates as we see the action.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         After the ship crashed - we still don't 
                         know why it happened - he was revived 
                         by the computer. But the power requirement 
                         of his restoration caused too great 
                         a drain in the rest of the compartment. 
                         Power levels were dropping. Pharrin 
                         had only minutes to restore power to 
                         12 of the sleeper chambers, before the 
                         occupants were dead. But there wasn't 
                         enough time. Pharrin was failing them, 
                         one by one. There was no other choice...no 
                         other way to preserve us.
 
               
               *Flashback Ends*

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         There are over...a thousand souls aboard 
                         the Stromos. If Pharrin had attempted 
                         to revive the others, then many more 
                         may have died.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         Even one person to share the burden...
 
                         
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         (growing irritated) Pharrin walked as 
                         far as he could see. There was little 
                         more than rock! Neither was there sufficient 
                         water or food remaining aboard after 
                         the crash. Pharrin dare not revive another 
                         soul. (Calmer now, he taps lightly on 
                         his temple) We are not alone. We live 
                         in a democracy of one. It is strange...yes. 
                         But we are the chosen survivors of...an 
                         entire race. How could Pharrin have 
                         allowed even one of us to be lost?
 
                         
               
                                     CARTER
                         Still, we could've helped you.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         There was...no time. (Arguing with himself...) 
                         We should have asked them. (Continuing 
                         the argument...) No, we could not take 
                         the chance. (Then speaking to Sam and 
                         Teal'c again...) You...would never have 
                         consented...would you?
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         We would not.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Then...we chose correctly.

               
               *Flashback Begins* Once again, Pharrin narrates as we see an 
               alternate version of what played out at the beginning of the 
               episode. Teal'c is once again looking through the corridors for 
               his teammates, when he finds Daniel propped up against the chambers.
 
               
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Our mistake was to flee when you revived 
                         so quickly from our stun weapon and 
                         returned for your friends. But, too 
                         many of us were afraid.
 
               
               Teal'c kneels down beside Daniel, then he hears something and 
               shines his flashlight down the corridor. The camera pans to reveal 
               Pharrin hiding just around the corner at the end of the corridor.
 
               
               
               *Flashback Ends*

               
                                     CARTER
                         There are other ways that we can help.
 
                         
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         How?

               
                                     CARTER
                         Well, for starters, we could provide 
                         you with an alternate power source. 
                         One capable of brining your energy reserves 
                         back up to where they need to be to 
                         revive your people. It's possible that 
                         I can retrieve it and have it up and 
                         running within a few hours.
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Pharrin, there is no other way. (Arguing 
                         with himself again...) Listen to her! 
                         (More arguing...) No, we must wait! 
                         The ships will come.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         (cutting the argument short) We can 
                         take you anywhere you wanna go...another 
                         world, like Ardena.
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         You have a ship?

               
                                     CARTER
                         We know of a device capable of transporting 
                         all your people, instantaneously, to 
                         any number of worlds. We call it a Stargate.
 
                         
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Such a device is not possible.

               
                                     CARTER
                         Come back with us and I'll prove it 
                         to you.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         However, we will only consent to do 
                         so if you return our friend to his former 
                         state.
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         He is preserving life.

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         (angry) At the expense of his own, against 
                         his will!
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Please...do not ask us to do this.
 
                         
               
                                     CARTER
                         We're not asking.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         The souls that your friend carries within 
                         him are amongst the most precious of 
                         all.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         Our friend is equally as important to 
                         us!
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         (anguished) There will be nowhere for 
                         them to go. They will be lost.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         But it is possible to undo this?

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         (struggling) How can I abandon them 
                         so easily? (Another argument begins...) 
                         We have sworn to protect the sovereign. 
                         (Continuing to argue...) But we may 
                         save hundreds of others.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         (cutting it off again) Pharrin...

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         (getting it under control) There is 
                         a way...
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         Do you understand that what we're offering 
                         could save everyone on this ship?
 
                         
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         And do you understand that one of the 
                         souls your that friend carries within 
                         him...is my son?
 
               
               COMMERCIAL BREAK

               
               SGC - Medical Isolation Room Hammond has joined Jack in the observation 
               room. Daniel (which ever personality is in charge) is in obvious 
               distress. He is in pain and hyperventilating somewhat. Janet 
               is still there with him.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         Please...why does it hurt so much?
 
                         
               
                                     FRAISER
                         All right... (She turns to one of those 
                         present in the room) Prepare 100 micrograms 
                         of Fentanyl.
 
               
               An aid nods and leaves the room. Then we suddenly see Daniel's 
               demeanor and facial expression change as some other personality 
               comes to the forefront.
 
               
                                     JACSKON
                         That won't be necessary, Dr. Fraiser. 
                         I seem to have a higher threshold for 
                         pain than the others.
 
               
                                     FRAISER
                         Tryan?

               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         Yes.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         Oh, thank God for that...

               
               Just then, the door to the isolation room opens and Sam steps 
               in.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         Janet? Can I have a word?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         (turns to Sam and then back to Daniel) 
                         I'll be back.
 
               
               Janet follows Sam out of the room.

               
               Teal'c walks into the observation room to join Jack and Hammond.
 
               
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         You sure you trust this guy?

               
                                     TEAL'C
                         He has much to gain by assisting us.
 
                         
               
               The door to the isolation room opens again. Pharrin is at the 
               door. Tryan (in Daniel) reacts immediately to his presence by 
               moving around the bed to stand at attention.
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         Officer Pharrin, Sir. Engineer Tryan, 
                         second rank.
 
               
               Pharrin walks in, followed by Sam and Janet.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Tryan...of course. Of all of our crew, 
                         you would have thought this was not 
                         possible.
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         And of all our crew, Sir, you're the 
                         one who'd find a way to do it. How did 
                         you manage?
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Our training...and a shared will to 
                         survive. It is a strange way of living 
                         with others...but it is better than 
                         the alternative,
 
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         What of our ship and her passengers, 
                         Sir?
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Our ship crash-landed. We failed to 
                         reach Ardena. Her passengers may yet 
                         be saved, but not without considerable 
                         sacrifice...to you and to the others 
                         of the Stromos that reside with you.
 
                         
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         (nodding) I understand, Sir.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         These people possess a device capable 
                         of transporting all our people to another 
                         world...perhaps even Ardena. It is very 
                         real...and it will save our people. 
                         But in exchange, they ask that their 
                         friend be returned to them, as he was 
                         before. I believe it can be done if 
                         we act quickly. It is a reasonable bargain.
 
                         
               
                                     TRYAN IN JACSKON
                         I will do whatever is necessary, Sir. 
                         Whatever you ask of me.
 
               
               Tryan (in Daniel) bows his head. Then suddenly, Daniel's head 
               comes back up as Martice takes over.
 
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         No! There will be no sacrifice of any 
                         kind! Officer Pharrin, as your sovereign, 
                         I demand you return me to the ship immediately.
 
                         
               
               Pharrin bows down before Martice (in Daniel) immediately.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Forgive me, Sovereign.

               
                                     CARTER
                         Pharrin...

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         We have sworn an oath to do his will. 
                         We cannot proceed.
 
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         (VERY arrogant now) Officer Pharrin...I 
                         have given you a command. Do you understand 
                         me?
 
               
               Pharrin looks up at Martice (in Daniel) and bows his head again.
 
               
               
               In the observation room, Jack has had enough.

               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Oh, for cryin' out loud...

               
               He gets up and heads into the isolation room. Strolling into 
               the isolation room, he is quite irritated.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         (to Pharrin) Get up!

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         I have sworn to protect the sovereign.
 
                         
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         (reaching down and hauling Pharrin to 
                         his feet) You're sovereign's dead! Get 
                         up!
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         His soul lives on...

               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Not if I cut it him out!

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         You would not...

               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Oh, yes I would.

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         Pharrin, you will listen to me...

               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Don't listen! You just do what you came 
                         here to do.
 
               
               Pharrin turns away from Jack and looks at Martice (in Daniel) 
               with anguish.
 
               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Forgive us, Sovereign. It is the only 
                         way to protect our people.
 
               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         I will not surrender this body, not 
                         at any cost. It is mine. We see quick 
                         shots of Daniel's face as those within 
                         him argue. It was never yours to take. 
                         If you save anyone, you will save me. 
                         The people of Talthus will die. Let 
                         them!
 
               
               Pharrin stops him by taking a hold of his arms.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         Forgive me, Sovereign...

               
                                     MARTICE IN JACSKON
                         How dare you touch me?!

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         For 12 years we have fought to save 
                         the people of Talthus and we will do 
                         everything in our power to do so, no 
                         matter how great the sacrifice.
 
               
               Daniel's head lowers and when it comes back up, it is obvious 
               Martice is no longer in charge.
 
               
                                     KEENIN IN JACSKON
                         Father?

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         (gasps) Keenin...I am so sorry, my son. 
                         You must sacrifice as well...
 
               
               Keenin's (in Daniel) eyes grow wide.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         And we will be together. Do you understand?
 
                         
               
               Keenin (in Daniel) nods his head.

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         The people of Talthus will be safe, 
                         and they will remember us forever.
 
                         
               
                                     KEENIN IN JACSKON
                         But we'll be together...

               
                                     PHARRIN
                         We'll be together...

               
               Keenin (in Daniel) smiles and Pharrin starts to cry.

               
               Stromos We see in a cryo chamber with a helmet thing on his head. 
               He appears calm, peaceful. The lights on the helmet go out. Then 
               we see Daniel in another chamber with electrodes on his head 
               (the kind Sam and Jack had on in the infirmary).
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Well?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         (yes...she's off-world again) Well, 
                         there's no way to tell, yet, if they 
                         all made it into Pharrin, but Daniel's 
                         reading are back to normal.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         How'd you do that?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         I wasn't me, Sir. It was Daniel. His 
                         consciousness protected itself, and 
                         he never emerged for more than a few 
                         seconds. That's what allowed Pharrin 
                         to separate the others from Daniel and 
                         absorb them himself.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         The more, the merrier, I guess.

               
                                     FRAISER
                         He'll stay in suspended animation until 
                         the other ship passengers can be revived 
                         and take care of him.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         You mean them.

               
               Suddenly, the lights get brighter and a humming sound increases 
               as the power is restored. Sam and Teal'c join the Jack and Janet.
 
               
               
                                     CARTER
                         The naquadah generator will sustain 
                         the power, Sir.
 
               
                                     TEAL'C
                         We should be able to begin the restoration 
                         process within hours.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         And we can start relocating them shortly 
                         after that.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Good. We'll leave that for SG-4. They 
                         love that kinda stuff.
 
               
                                     CARTER
                         How's Daniel?

               
                                     FRAISER
                         He'll probably be unconscious for a 
                         while. I think it's best if we get...
 
                         
               
                                     JACSKON
                         What?

               
               Daniel wakes up, surprising the quartet. Jack walks a little 
               closer to the chamber.
 
               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Daniel? Is that you?

               
                                     JACSKON
                         (barely opening his eyes) Jack?

               
                                     O'NEILL
                         How ya doin'?

               
                                     JACSKON
                         Hmm...bad headache.

               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Nail-in-the-head kinda thing?

               
                                     JACSKON
                         Yeah...something like that.

               
                                     O'NEILL
                         Yeah.

               
               He smiles slightly. Sam smiles a little. Janet smiles. Teal'c 
               smiles. Daniel closes his eyes again.
 
               
               THE END

               

Lifeboat



Writers :   Brad Wright
Genres :   Sci-Fi  Action  Adventure


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