Martouf leads a Tok'ra delegation with crushing news for Carter: her father Jacob/Selmak has been captured by Sokar and imprisoned on Netu, an Egyptian name for hell, on a moon of planet Delmal, from where nobody returns to suffer eternal torture, only Jolinar ever escaped. SG-1 mounts a rescue operation with Martouf, top-priority being any information Selmak can offer about Sokar's plan to subjugate the other system lords, an unprecedented threat for all humanoids in the galaxy. Teal'c must pilot a goa'uld ship and keep it in orbit as landing is impossible except by small pod, but first Martouf taps into Jolinar's memory, which is partially blocked by some trauma beyond physical torture. Only when they're down and in custody of Netu's lord Bynarr, Sam realizes he is the key, in a 'personal' way, but not voluntary as she thought. Sokar learns their presence from Bynnar and orders team and craft destroyed, but this also means there must be a way out. Bynarr's prime Na'onak has and is ... Written by
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receives main guest credit in this episode, although his character Aldwin doesn't appear for the first time until the next episode. See more
Martouf describes the surface of Ne'tu as being filled with "barely breathable" toxins. However, at no time when they are on the surface does SG1 appear to have any trouble breathing. See more
Dr. Daniel Jackson
You said "Hell," right?
Well, I'm gonna end up there sooner or later. Might as well check out the neighborhood, huh?
References The Wizard of Oz
Written by Joel Goldsmith
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