The Atlantis team decides to attack the numerous ships of the Replicators, with the help of uneasy alliances.



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This episode begins with the premise that the Replicators are looking for human inhabited planets and wiping out all life. The theory being that, if they kill all humans in existence, the Wraith would eventually die out, having no humans to feed on. Obviously those on Atlantis are not happy with this and so decide upon a course of action to use two Earth ships, equipped with Asgard heavy-beam weapons, to wipe out the Replicator ships one by one, putting an end to the Replicators. Initially, this plan works, whereby in quick succession seven Replicator ships are destroyed. The Replicators respond by recalling their fleet to orbit their own planet (thinking that their combined numbers will enable them to fend off any attack from the two Earth ships). Col. Carter realizes that it would be foolhardy to send two Earth ships alone to take on over 30 Replicator ships (even with their superior weaponry, the Earth ships would eventually be destroyed). To improve their odds, they forge an ... Written by Abu Pasha

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4 January 2008 (USA)  »

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The episode title is from William Shakespeare's "Hamlet", Act 3, Scene 1: "Soft you now! / The fair Ophelia! Nymph, in thy orisons / Be all my sins remember'd." The previous episode title, Stargate: Atlantis: This Mortal Coil (2007), comes from a phrase which occurs earlier in the same scene. See more »


Technically, it's a 'star system', not 'a solar system' because there is only one solar system - THE solar system (with Earth in it.) See more »


Dr. Rodney McKay: Did I ever tell you about the time I once got a damaged Ancient hyperdrive system online moments before me and my crew were incinerated by a supervolcano?
Todd the Wraith: Yes, you have.
Dr. Rodney McKay: Well, there you go. See? I work best under pressure.
Todd the Wraith: Then perhaps I should threaten to feed on you if you do not complete the coding in time.
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