The attempt to forge an alliance with the Tok'ra seems a miserable failure, as SG-1 is practically imprisoned as a security risk and considered virtually hostile because 'blending' by accepting to host a symbiont is a bridge too far for each of them. When SG-3 arrives and informs Sam about her cancer-terminal father General Jacob Carter's fast worsening condition, she realizes the symbiont's healing powers, confirmed to apply to cancer, make hosting an offer to good to refuse for him. Garshaw allows Sam and Jack to return and convince both generals to allow the plan, which is achieved. Meanwhile the Tok'ra must hastily evacuate, destroying tunnels behind them, because a large-scale attack by Apophis's troops is expected soon, while Jacob meets his potential symbiotic partner and his equally terminal predecessor to help him decide; Jack verifies his strong suspicion there is traitor among them, communicating with the goa'uld... Written by
Did You Know?
The SGC stargate is active (glowing lights, closed iris) and General Hammond is anxiously waiting for an SG-1 signal even before Selmak, Carter and Martuf dial the address to return to Earth. See more
Apparently, I'm the oldest and wisest among us.
Written by Joel Goldsmith
and David Arnold See more