In 2010, Robert Kinsey is president of a brave new world since he concluded the alliance with the Aschen, a race discovered by SG-1 which lets humanity enjoy its far advanced science and technology, including a vaccine against aging. Sam is now a civilian scientist, married to ambassador Joe Faxon, whose only worry is failing to get pregnant. When she double-checks the Ashen doctor Mollem's computer with Dr. Fraser, who felt superfluous given superior medicine, they discover human fertility is down 90% worldwide in three years. Sam, Daniel and Teal'c turn to retired general Jack, who always warned against handing over technological control, for a daring plan to turn the clock back like general Hammond did once, sending a message to their past with the exact time of a solar flare, which Sam can calculate using the Ashen computer. Only one ingredient is out of their reach: the GDO device to control the Stargate's iris, which is in the White House. Sam implores her husband Joe to steal ...
Did You Know?
Harriman says to O'Neill and Carter "I'm not a sergeant anymore, and you're not colonels" indicating that Carter was promoted before becoming a civilian scientist. Later in the series she was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in 2004, Colonel in 2007 and Brigadier General in 2009. See more
When Sam and the Achen are talking about Jupiter he asks her "Did your people ever Imagine turning a planet into a star?" and Sam answers "No, I doubt it!" ... completely forgetting about Arthur C Clarke's second book in the 2001 quadrilogy (conveniently named '2010: Odyssey Two'), in which the Obelisk replicates and forms a solid shell around Jupiter then compresses and heats it until fusion begins.
Sam, being a scientist, would KNOW of the works of 'The Big Three' science fiction writers (Clarke, Asimov, and Heinlein). See more
Colonel Jack O'Neill
Last time I was in the Oval Office, I got kicked out.
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Written by Joel Goldsmith
and David Arnold See more