Vid: Coming Home, by Brihana

  • Aug. 13th, 2013 at 12:01 PM
Title: Coming Home
Author's LJ/DWJ: [personal profile] brihana25
Categories: other media, Daniel, episode related, drama, team
Warnings: none
Author's Webpage/Fic list: : [community profile] brihana25_vids
Link to vid: Coming Home

Why this should be read watched: Brihana makes so many wonderful vids that it's hard to choose just one! From the hilarious Stargate Cantina to the angsty Say the Words, she covers ship, gen, humor, drama, team... If you enjoy SG-1 vids at all, take the time to browse through her work. You're bound to find something you'll love.

The vid I'm reccing here is a fantastic retelling of the end of S1/beginning of S2 arc, starting from TBFTGOG and ending in Serpent's Lair. Great music, great scene choices, and I love the way the lyrics fit the story line impossibly well. A real treat that I always enjoy rewatching!
Title: Bonded
Author's LJ/DWJ: [personal profile] tallulah_rasa
Categories: character: daniel jackson, character: jack o'neill, character: jacob carter, character: samantha carter, character: teal'c, era: season 1-2, humor, team, theme: dangerous daniel, theme: tok'ra
Warnings: none
Author's Webpage/Fic list: Stargate SG-1 Stories
Link to story: Bonded
Why this should be read: Bad things happen if you leave Daniel at home. Very, very bad things.

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A Jaffa, an archaeologist..., by Aces (G)

  • Apr. 23rd, 2012 at 9:41 PM
Title: A Jaffa, an archaeologist, and two Air Force officers walk into a library…
Author's LJ/DWJ: [personal profile] wishfulaces
Categories: team, humor, crossover
Warnings: crossover with Doctor Who
Author's Webpage/Fic list: Aces at AO3
Link to story: A Jaffa, an archaeologist, and two Air Force officers walk into a library…

Why this should be read: This is nothing short of gleeful: fanboy!Doctor Who meets SG-1 and saves a library!

Oh, c'mon, you can't resist reading that... :)


The guy wearing glasses was the only one not pointing a weapon at them. “Guys?” he said, raising a finger. “I’m pretty sure the bad guys don’t normally wear bowties.”

“No,” said the Doctor, fingering his bowtie, “bad guys are not cool enough to wear bowties.”

“Why, Daniel,” muttered the older white man in the baseball cap, “I think you just found yourself a twin.”

Growing Pains, by KelinciHutan (PG)

  • Feb. 16th, 2012 at 9:09 AM
Title: Growing Pains
Author's LJ/DWJ: [personal profile] bungakertas
Categories: Jack, Jacob, Tok'ra, ep related, angst, friendship
Warnings: none
Author's Webpage/Fic list: tags list
Link to story: Growing Pains

Why this should be read: I love it when authors fill in the gaps between episodes. Here, we have a fantastic exploration of Charlie-the-Reetou's first weeks with the Tok'ra: his blending, his loneliness and uncertainty, some hard truths, and the beginnings of some real friendships. Just wonderful!

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1970 by Pip (G)

  • Jun. 26th, 2011 at 9:16 AM
Title: 1970
Author's LJ/DWJ/AO3: [personal profile] pipisafoat | [archiveofourown.org profile] pipisafoat
Categories: AU, character: Daniel, character: Sam, episode related, era: season 1-2, friendship: sam and daniel, theme: time travel
Warnings: None
Author's Webpage/Fic list: [community profile] thefoatbook
Link to story: 1970

Why this should be read:[personal profile] pipisafoat has turned hir writing skills to the Gateverse, and among a flurry of delightful commentfics at the [community profile] fic_promptly community posted this heart-wrenchingly sad and beautiful fic set in an AU of the episode '1969.' In this version of events, the team doesn't get to go back to the future within a few days; they continue living in the past for at least a year, which opens them to threats they didn't face in the episode. The stranded-in-time story has a deliciously apocaficcy flavor, and pings interestingly off Continuum (and also C. S. Lewis! but that might just be me), and the portrayal of Sam and Daniel's friendship is strong and lovely, but what blew me away was the powerful reveal and the cri de coeur of the ending.

About 841 words.

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Rites of Passage, by Random (PG-13)

  • Jun. 26th, 2011 at 6:14 PM
Title: Rites of Passage
Author's LJ/DWJ: [personal profile] randomfreshink
Categories: team, lost episode, drama, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: none
Author's Webpage/Fic list: Random’s stories at AllDanielfic
Link to story: Rites of Passage, parts 1,  2, and 3

Why this should be read: Call this Season 1, Episode 2.5. Random treats us to a fantastic lost episode in which Jack, Daniel, Sam, and Teal'c become team, with four individuals coming together to fuse into that wonderful entity known as SG-1. The story includes a literal gauntlet, fascinating challenges, an actual solution to a major contradiction between show canon and movie canon, and excellent shifting POVs throughout. Teamy goodness like this is an absolute joy!

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The Midas Syndrome by Rheanna (PG)

  • Jun. 25th, 2011 at 3:52 PM
Title: The Midas Syndrome
Author's LJ/DWJ: Unknown
Categories: Lost episode, team, Jack, season 1-2, drama
Warnings: Some very rotten food, plot-related nudity
Author's Webpage/Fic list: Website, AO3
Link to story: website, AO3
Why this should be read:
Set very early season 1, Jack's attempts at team bonding are interrupted when he comes down with an unfourtunate variation of the midas touch. Rheanna gives us a good Jack voice, a convincing portrayal of a newly formed SGC trying to deal with its very first alien contagion, and an SG-1 that's not quite a team yet. Jack's decision near the end is heartbreaking and very true to character, and in the end SG-1 comes together as a team for the first time.

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Widow's Walk, By PenKnife (PG)

  • Jun. 9th, 2011 at 1:09 PM
Title: Widow's Walk
Author's LJ/DWJ: [livejournal.com profile] penknife
Categories: Drey'auc, Ry'ac, Episode Related, Angst
Warnings: None
Author's Webpage/Fic list: Penknife's fic at the Archive of Our Own
Link to story: Widow's Walk

Why this should be read: What happened when Drey'auc and Ry'ac were abandoned by Teal'c in "Children of the Gods"? The character voices and atmosphere in this ficlet are perfect and heartbreaking. and it's a wonderful little view of the ordinary life that will continue on Chulak for most Jaffa. Penknife's Drey'auc is truly awesome and I would love to see more of her. (740 words)

The ones left behind.

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Can I request a character tag for Drey'auc?

Unsuspecting Universe by Tielan

  • Jun. 2nd, 2011 at 9:11 PM
Title: Unsuspecting Universe
Author's LJ/DWJ: [livejournal.com profile] seldear [livejournal.com profile] tielan [personal profile] tielan 
Categories: character: Sam, awesome women
Warnings: None
Author's Webpage/Fic list: The Dragonborn, Fic tag, Tielan on AO3, Seldear on AO3. (There may be some stuff on her seldear LJ that didn't get imported into her DW and isn't )
Link to story: Unsuspecting Universe
Why this should be read:


Two team-mates alive, seven Jaffa dead. And one Captain Samantha Carter with a junked-up weapon, and a glitter in her eye that boded badly for the universe.

This is Sam-the-brilliant-scientist and Sam-the-soldier all at once.  It don't get much better.

Actually, if you like awesome women, just read everything Tielan's ever written.  She loves writing awesome women, and showcasing just how awesome they are.

Bedside Manners, By Minx (PG-13)

  • Jun. 2nd, 2011 at 3:12 PM
Title: Bedside Manners (remix of Bedside Vigil)
Author's LJ/DWJ: [personal profile] minxy
Categories: Janet, Team, Drama
Warnings: none
Author's Webpage/Fic list: Fanfic Archive Post on [livejournal.com profile] _minxy_'s LJ
Link to story: Bedside Manners

Why this should be read: Because it made me remember how much I adore Janet Fraiser.

This fic take place during the early years of the SGC and Janet is busy doing what doctors do - while trying to keep her temper under control. (Thanks to one Colonel O'Neill.)

Minxy writes women who are clearly awesome on a daily basis and I think she gets Janet exactly right. It's also a great view of SG-1 being anxious for a sick teammate from an "outsider" POV.

Written for the Remix/Redux Ficathon, about 1700 words.

SG-3 could probably tell she was angry by the way her heels clicked curtly down the bare concrete floor and reverberated through the halls.

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Title: One Dimension Removed
Author's LJ/DWJ: [profile] tafkarfanfic
Categories: awesome women, Sha're, Sam, Janet, team, drama, angst, AU, ep related
Warnings: adult themes, violence, assault; includes references to Daniel/Sha're
Author's Webpage/Fic list: tafkar's writing
Link to story: One Dimension Removed

Why this should be read: This fabulous AU retells the story of S1 with one major twist: Amaunet came through the Gate looking for a new host for Apophis, and took Daniel. Sha're joins SG-1 in a quest to get her husband back.

This is SO GOOD. Fantastic friendship for Sha're with Sam and Janet. The story twists and turns to reflect her cultural upbringing, her connections with her teammates, and the differences she brings to SG-1. You will love every bit of this, and one certain chapter will break your heart. Settle back for a long and wonderful read!

(Note: Tafkar rated this as PG; the PG-13 rating is my own. And there is one R-rated chapter that I did not read, because Tafkar generously added a PG-rated version for those who prefer it.)

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Determination by Beatrice Otter (PG)

  • May. 11th, 2011 at 7:00 PM
Title: Determination
Author's LJ/DWJ: Otter's Rock
Categories: character: Sha're, alternate universe, awesome women, drama
Warnings: None
Author's Webpage/Fic list: On LJ
Link to story: Determination and Determination: Practicality
Why this should be read:

These are the fics that first made me love Sha're. In a world where Daniel was taken by Apophis and Sha're joined the SGC to look for him, beatrice otter follows Sha're as she fights for a place on SG-1 and responds to Teal'c's guilt over what happened to Daniel. Beatrice does a wonderful job of giving life to a character we only see glimpses of in canon.

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Return by Dira Sudis

  • Apr. 29th, 2011 at 9:53 PM
Title: Return
Author's LJ/DWJ: dsudis, dira
Categories: era: season 1-2, angst, team, theme: repercussions
Warnings: None
Author's Webpage/Fic list: AO3
Link to story: AO3
Why this should be read:

In this fic, dsudis gives us a heartwarming, and slightly sad, account of the aftermath of Fire and Water. We follow Jack, Teal'c and Sam in turn as they deal with the lingering memory of Daniel's death, and then Daniel's POV as he wonders what's gotten into his team. Very well written overall, and excellent early teamfic.

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Title: The First Cut Is the Deepest
Author's LJ/DWJ: [livejournal.com profile] dsudis / [personal profile] dira / [archiveofourown.org profile] dsudis
Categories: character: Teal'c, humor, season 1-2, team, theme: terrific Teal'c
Warnings: Graphic depiction of paper cuts
Author's Webpage/Fic list: Words Words Words
Link to story: The First Cut Is the Deepest
Why this should be read:
Teal'c gets a paper cut for the first time, and we get character study and cultural study and early-seasons team bonding all wrapped up in one delightful 950-word package.

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First Lessons, By Redbyrd (G)

  • Apr. 7th, 2011 at 2:07 PM
Title: First Lessons
Author's LJ/DWJ: [livejournal.com profile] redbyrd_sgfic   [personal profile] redbyrd
Categories: Kidfic, Episode Tag, Ry'ac, Drey'auc, Bra'tac
Warnings: none
Author's Webpage/Fic list: Redbyrd's Stargate Fanfiction
Link to story: First Lessons

Why this should be read: What happens after Ry'ac wakes up with his brand new primta after S1 Bloodlines? If you like fic about the consequences of events in episodes, this one is a beauty. The very young Ry'ac is believably childish and it was great to see him at that age when he wasn't unconscious or brainwashed. Also, Drey'auc and Bra'tac are awesome. About 2300 words.

Ry'ac learns some new things after receiving his primta--but is he taking them seriously enough?

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