By Jemima Pereira (
Fic series: Stargate by Drabbles
© August 2003
Rating: G
Season: season 1
Series: Stargate SG-1

A drabble coda to "There But For the Grace of God".

No dough, no foul.

The title is from Moby Dick.

Thanks to Jerie for making it possible.

"They're coming," he said again.

As Teal'c carried him to P3R-233's Stargate, Daniel fervidly described the Goa'uld forces on their way to Earth. He found the same incredulity here as in that other universe.

"There is no Goa'uld mothership parked on the mountain," O'Neill reassured him.

"Europe is right where we left it," Sam said.

"This isn't a joke!" Damn the cold-blooded military mindset, he thought, but he composed himself. "The Goa'uld attacked from space and killed everyone."

Sam dialed home in dead silence.

"They gave up their lives for you and you don't even believe in them."