By Jemima Pereira (
Fic series: Stargate by Drabbles
© September 2003
Rating: G
Season: season 2
Series: Stargate SG-1

A drabble coda to "Message in a Bottle."

No dough, no foul.

Thanks to Jerie for making it possible.

Daniel stayed up late pouring over the thousand pages of alien text encoded on the sphere. His message in a bottle had turned out to be a dangerous viral castaway.

"It's all Greek to me," Jack said over his shoulder.

Daniel jumped. "Don't tell me it's morning already." His head sank to the keyboard. "I'll never know what this said."

"Let me translate it for you," Jack offered.

"Can you read their script now?"

"Sure." Jack pointed at a familiar symbol. "This one says Twist to open. The next line is Warning: Significant danger of impalement. Contents may consume planet."