Previously: Colonel Sheppard, now temporarily embodied as a woman, stopped sleeping with Rodney McKay after spending a night with Ronon Dex, also currently transformed, as part of a mission. Ronon and Rodney got together, while Teyla, now a man, found herself attracted to the new marine chaplain, Captain Leitmann. In less soap opera-ish areas of their lives, Atlantis continued its campaign to wipe out the skour fields on Heka and force societal change. The Hekans responded by trying to sacrifice forty-five girl children. The Atlanteans, led by Sheppard and McKay, rescued the girls and brought them back to Atlantis, but not without paying a high price: a jumper crashed, and its pilot, Sgt. Reyes, was killed by a mob. Shocked by these developments, Elizabeth Weir shut down the missions to Heka and decided to consult with the SGC and IOA before choosing their next response.
Thanks to icarusancalion
for prompting thoughts on Teyla's position with the mission. Her story Quick Bird on Hot Sand
went there first. Thanks also to le_vert_colibri
who jumped in as our spelling/grammar beta while z_rayne
was travelling. Remaining mistakes and stylistic oddities are entirely our own. Finally, our in-valu-able panisdead
suggested the Previously on Ard!
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