Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis
Word Count: 49,000
Summary: A run-in with the Wraith results in the Team being separated and stranded on a cold, harsh planet without help or supplies. As they struggle to survive and find each other, the Team discovers a new alien race and secrets that the Ancients left behind. Including a secret about Ascension that neither the Ancients nor the Ori want anyone to know.
Why You Should Read This:
Easily one of the most compelling and thoughtful reads in in the SGA Big Bang 2009. It is sweeping, epic, at times breathtakingly horrible in its portrayal of the Ancients and the people left in their wake. I thought about this fic off and on for weeks after I read it and I recently re-read it only to have it practically haunt me with the implications. I can’t recommend this highly enough.
I can not second this highly enough. One of the first SGA Big Bang fics I read. Actually it is one of the first SGA fics I read (since I am new to the fandom except for Keira’s work). It makes you cry and laugh and think in a way that any good piece of fiction should. And the end, well the whole story is worth it for the end.