Pairing: Aris Boch/OFC Kerry Quinn
Table Number: 1 Prompt 24: Glass
Disclaimer: Characters and situations are the invention of Stargate SG-1, and Fandemonium Books authors Holly Scott and Jaimie Duncan. No copyright infringement intended.
Kerry froze. Like a mouse under the shadow of a hawk, she froze. The cyborg's corpse still lay where it had fallen, unchanged by rot or corruption.
Mirrored eyes stared at nothing. Glass scales shimmered in the light of the torchstick. It was beautiful. And it defined the word abomination.
Kerry turned away, retching. She swallowed thickly, and stared at Aris. "How dare the Ancients leave that THING here for your people to stumble on?"
"The path of the Nitori is not for us to walk on," Aris said mock-piously. "That's what my sister Brenneka used to say. It's really bothering you. This Lorelei thing. Not the signal it puts out...it itself."
"All I am is my memory. Everything I've done, everything I've seen, everything I've read. That's all that I am. To have that taken by force....is the worst thing I can imagine." He looked at her for a long moment, and she smiled, sourly. "Pampered, soft, safe Earthling daughter of privilege that I am."