Daniel Jackson, who was left behind fighting off Adria while the other SG1-members escaped trough the Stargate, is found working as a Prior: the best in the business, who doesn't need to use any threats to talk people into conversion to Origin. Hoping there is still some of his personality left, the team (plus General Jack O'Neill) kidnaps him. Daniel explains how he temporarily has Merlin's personality and knowledge in himself, and had deliberately allowed Adria to turn him into a Prior, while delaying to finish Merlin's weapon she'd wanted, meanwhile hoping to get an Ori ship for Earth's side. But time is running out, since the team took unexpectedly long to capture him. Still, the generals, Carter, and Vala are most reluctant to go along with releasing him and opening the wormhole he needs to bring the weapon through. Even the White House wants to kill him, or at best, keep him in stasis until he is reverted to his human nature by Merlin's genetic manipulation. But then his plan is... Written by
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When Major General O'Neill goes up to the ship to meet Daniel Jackson the first time, he wearing the 1-star rank insignia of a brigadier general on each collar, instead of the 2-star insignia of a major general. He wears the correct number of stars, 2 on each collar, in the preceding and subsequent scenes, all of which give the impression of happening on the same day. See more
Major General Jack O'Neill
You of all people should know that I don't believe anything anybody says, even if I understand what they're talkin' about!
References One Life to Live
Written by Joel Goldsmith
and David Arnold See more