Originally Posted: Jul. 7th, 2006
Length/Rating: 100 words, PG, Gen
Summary: You can always go home again. Written for the sga_flashfic Earthside Challenge.
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He was surprised to find he missed the sea. Missed that mercurial horizon which tried to kill them (on occasion), and sheltered them (not as much), that wrapped its fathoms around Atlantis like a security blanket with teeth. She’d been their one constant, those depths, the one reminder that there was something larger, something older than themselves. People come and go, friends pass on to other paths and other lives. Long after they leave her, she’ll be there. Waiting.
Standing in a desert under a sun and sky that should have been more familiar, more home, he missed the sea.