Draw Down The Moon
Stargate SG-1 & Atlantis
A peaceful planet, a harvest festival, weird power readings, there must be a snake in the grass somewhere...
Published October 23rd 2014
Far Horizons, an anthology celebrating ten years of fantastic Stargate stories from Fandemonium.
Ten Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis short stories, including my story, Draw Down the Moon.
Here's a teaser:
“How often do they do this trade with the other island?”
“The tide recedes far enough only once a year.” Daniel balanced a tray of baked pies in his hands. “They do cross by boat the rest of the year but these extreme tides come at the end of their harvest season, so it’s a good opportunity to walk over and trade goods and grain.”
“And generally party.”
“Sweet. Carter, keep your doohickey on. We need to pin down the location of this power reading… signal… thing.”
“Doohickey at the ready, sir.”
She snapped a salute at him and picked up a basket of turnipy-looking vegetables. He narrowed his eyes at her back as they moved down to the shore. She was really starting to refine that attitude-as-an-art-form routine.
He felt so proud.