By Jemima Pereira (
Fic series: Stargate by Drabbles
© January 2004
Rating: G
Season: season 7
Series: Stargate SG-1

A drabble coda to "Chimera," sight-unseen, to clear up the security clearance issue.

No dough, no foul.

Thanks to Jerie for the spoilers.

"I was wondering how this guy Pete got his security clearance." Jack avoided the General's eye. "Just out of curiosity."

"Major Carter is a smart woman. I wasn't surprised she found someone who wasn't going to take 'it's classified' for an answer. I couldn't tell her she had to choose - there's only so much I can ask good people to give up." Hammond paused. "If you found--"

Jack interrupted. "Don't worry about me - I've been down that road. I could handle the 'better,' but it fell apart on the 'worse'."


"That's all I wanted to know, sir."