The SG-1 team travels to a planet that is populated by what may be the descendants of Mongol tribesmen relocated from Earth. The warriors are brave and fierce but the object of their interest is Sam Carter. In their society, woman are not permitted to show their face in public and are not even allowed to speak, on pain of death. She is kidnapped by a young man who trades her to an opposing tribe in the hopes of getting the chieftain's daughter Nya in return. He is refused as Nya has been promised to another chieftain in marriage but Sam tries to get the young woman to refuse the marriage and go against her father's wishes.The result is that Nya is sentenced to death by stoning. Written by
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The actors Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Turghan), Jorge Vargas (Abu) and Soon-Tek Oh (Moughal) all have marshal arts acting credits to there name: Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Turghan) was Shang tsung the sorcerer in the first mortal kombat film, Jorge Vargas (Abu) was Blake Bradley the navy thunder ranger in power rangers ninja storm and Soon-Tek Oh (Moughal) was the Sensai of the ninjas in the film Beverly hills ninja. See more
Carter mentions she is in a yurt. This may be true, but Mongols live in 'Gers', similar to Yurts, but with a couple of slight differences. Several members of the team also stand on the entrance way to the Ger/Yurt, which is a faux pas in Mongolian Culture. See more
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