Rising (Stargate: Atlantis, Book 1)

By Sally Malcolm

Atlantis will upward thrust again… Following the invention of an historical outpost buried deep within the Antarctic ice sheet, Stargate Command sends a brand new workforce of explorers throughout the Stargate to the far away Pegasus galaxy. rising in an deserted historic urban, the group quick confirms that they have got came upon the misplaced urban of Atlantis. yet, submerged underneath the ocean on an alien planet, the town is at risk of catastrophic flooding until it's raised to the skin. issues cross from undesirable to worse whilst the staff needs to confront a brand new enemy referred to as the Wraith who're bent on destroying Atlantis. Stargate Atlantis is the fascinating new spin-off of the hit television express, Stargate SG-1. according to the script of the pilot episode, emerging is a must-read for all fanatics and contains deleted scenes and conversation now not noticeable on television – with photographs from the pilot episode.

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He was once respiring speedy, yet his face used to be daring, and he didn't balk because the Wraith emerged from the shadows. The Wraith was once light as a corpse, his eyes black and useless. His breath stank of deterioration. At a silent command the door to the pen opened. at the back of her, Teyla might pay attention the whimpers of worry from her humans and felt her personal blood run chilly as wintry weather ice. all of sudden, Sumner advanced. “My identify is Colonel Marshall Sum—” The Wraith fired its weapon, blasting Sumner around the room. He crumpled opposed to the some distance wall and fell to the ground in a heap as of his males darted to his reduction.

Oh, obviously,” Sheppard agreed. yet McKay wasn’t listening, speeding again to a different financial institution of lighting fixtures. “This region can be energy keep an eye on platforms, potentially a working laptop or computer interface of some—” “Why don’t you discover out? ” Weir steered. He stopped, as though the assumption have been novel, then nodded. “Right. ” She watched for a second as he referred to as down for Grodin and a few of the opposite scientists, damn off a listing of apparatus, basically half which made any experience to Weir’s non-technical brain. So amused used to be she by means of the flurry of job that she didn’t pay attention one other set of footsteps.

Teyla? ” His mouth was once dry, his throat scratchy. one other sound, this time correct in the back of him. He grew to become, virtually fired. not anything there! rattling it. A flow, on his left. A shadow, half-seen, vanishing like smoke while he became towards it. What the hell was once this? anything chilly brushed his cheek, he spun round, and it was once correct in entrance of him. A ghost, black on black, looming like demise. With a cry he opened hearth and the shadow melted like morning mist. love it had by no means been there. He felt breathless, palms clammy.

Weir. ” after which he was once long gone, leaving McKay stranded in his wake. He puffed out a sigh. “He’s no longer even attempting. ” Weir glanced interestingly among the 2 males. “But he’s the one that came across the gene that historical know-how identifies and responds to. ” “Yeah, good, he acknowledged he needed he didn’t have it! ” “Really? ” “I recognize. are you able to think that? ” She smiled. the item you needed to take into accout approximately Dr. Rodney McKay was once that, so far as he was once involved, the complete global – in all likelihood the whole galaxy – conspired to frustrate him.

What made it fairly gross was once the truth that the arm used to be now not connected to a physique. Sheppard shivered with revulsion and fired a quick burst into the object. It jerked, shuddered, and at last lay nonetheless. He really felt ailing to his abdominal: what the hell have been these items? a legitimate in the back of him made him bounce, but if he became he discovered it used to be simply the villagers slowly rising from the woodland. They have been watching him and the fallen Dart with bleak eyes; there has been no triumph right here, simply weary resignation.

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