By Jemima Pereira (
Fic series: Stargate by Drabbles
© January 2004
Rating: G
Season: season 4
Series: Stargate SG-1

A drabble coda to "Tangent."

No dough, no foul.

The title is a line from the episode.

Thanks to Veronica for making it possible.

"Is this the Oort Cloud?" Jack asked.

Sam looked out the nearest viewport; it showed nothing but the empty space between Jupiter and the asteroid belt. "No, sir."

"You promised me the Oort Cloud, Carter."

"I'm surprised you remember that, sir, after the anoxia."

"I remember everything you tell me when I'm about to die. I remember '1618 Zulu' and 'We have no joy on the burn' and 'But you're gonna have to trust me.'" He looked ready to pass out again.

"Good, sir."

"Do we have joy, Carter?" he asked.

"Yes, sir," she said, "we have joy."