The day Rodney McKay has long been waiting for finally arrives: the inaugural test of the interstellar subway that will link the Pegasus and Milky Way galaxies. Arranged as a series of interconnected gates, the traveler only stops at a mid-way transfer station. With Sheppard at the controls of a puddle jumper, the test is uneventful and works quite well. McKay does catch one anomaly however - a passing ship traveling just below the speed of light, apparently belonging to the Ancients. When they make contact, they learn that the Ancients' ship had lost its hyper-drive and the Daedalus offers assistance. Once back on Atlantis, the Ancients have only one request - that the Earthlings leave Atlantis immediately. The Replicators however also have their eye on the city Written by
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Sheppard remarks, "Life isn't fair; it's just fairer than death." When Weir inquires about the origin of the quote, he replies, "Princess Bride. Good movie." But that line is never spoken in the film version of The Princess Bride
- it appears only in the original novel by William Goldman
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References The Princess Bride
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