By Jemima Pereira (
Fic series: Stargate by Drabbles
© August 2004
Rating: G
Season: season 5
Series: Stargate SG-1

A drabble coda to "Rite of Passage."

No dough, no foul.

Thanks to Jerie for making it possible.

"Checkmate," Sam said. "Time to get back to your homework."

Cassie groaned. "You wouldn't have beaten me if I still had my powers."

Sam smiled. "Was Super-Cassie a chess champ?"

Janet edged closer to Cassie's bed.

"Nirrti didn't come here to save me--"

Janet interrupted. "She came to get a sample of your blood."

"She could have gotten that from the morgue. She wanted to keep me from evolving, the way she kept my whole planet down."

Janet frowned. "You don't evolve by dying."

"Orlin did," Sam said.

"I still think you should've let it happen."