Rodney manages to save the team, but at a terrible cost to himself. When John later stumbles across an Ancient facility, he finds that it can give Rodney what the scientist had given up as a lost cause due to his sacrifice. But the facility is rapidly running out of power and John has to make a snap decision. How far is John willing to go to help a man that he loves far too much for his own good?
Special thanks to my betas moonmip, goddess47 and orandream. Super special thanks goes to orandream's co-worker for the authentic Czech translations! I give permission for this story to be remixed and podficced as long as I am credited and notified.
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