While Lt. Colonel Carter is aboard the Odyssey, it hits a minefield and loses contact with Earth. They are captured by the Lucian Anateo, who kills the ship commander Emerson, and ultimately wants to replace Nethan, whose leadership of the Lucian Alliance is highly contested. The other team members have no starship available, but Vala 'finds' a lousy Goa'uld craft and, with Daniel, Mitchell and Teal'c, tracks the Odyssey's signal to her dodgy acquaintance Shamus, only to be trapped there and brought to Anateo, but escape in a Ha'tak vessel. Col. Mitchell uses a hallucinogen to make Nethan believe he is the mysterious Lucian Kefflin, finds Teal'c a captive and 'takes over' his torture, but is recognized by a space pirate Tenak who knows him as a bounty-hunter and just wants a cut...
Did You Know?
This episode marks Stargate SG-1 overtaking the X-files as the longest running North American science fiction series at that time, but was overtaken by Smallville in 2011. The X-files regained the record in 2018. See more
In the "Previously on Stargate" montage in the beginning, the DVD caption attributes Selmak's expository dialogue to Bra'tac. See more
[to Carter, while eating an energy bar
I've always felt civilization can be judged by two things, its food and its women. I'd say yours is only half way there.
Written by Joel Goldsmith
and David Arnold See more