Scorned And Covered With Scars (Stargate Atlantis)

Originally Posted: May. 30th, 2007
Length/Rating: 100 words, PG, Gen
Pairing/Warnings: none
Summary: This is what he keeps.

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This is what he keeps, the one memory out of everything that’s left behind, remnants of a life played out against a backdrop that still feels unreal. The SGC would disapprove, so he gives them the answers they want instead; alien sunsets and pristine beaches, harvest festivals and rose-colored yesterdays.

And when he’s sent home, like a warhorse retired to empty fields, he cracks open a beer, looks up at the stars, and remembers. Remembers when the sky was filled with an endless stream of fire, and the shield was failing, and how they faced the impossible.

And won.

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