figs_sg1_rec: (humor)
Rec Category: Jack and Daniel friendship
Categories: hurt/comfort, humor, Janet
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [profile] ami_ven
Author's Website: ami_ven at AO3
Link: Chicken Soup for the Colonel's Soul

Why This Must Be Read: Read it.

Grinned and went "Awwwwww!"

Bounced off to rec. :)

Daniel snark, disembodied Janet, sick Jack, hint of teamy goodness. Short and very sweet!


“He’s improved enough to be aggravating,” Daniel repeated, cheerfully.

Childhood Culture, by Ami Ven (G)

  • Apr. 30th, 2017 at 8:01 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (cassie)
Rec Category: Cassie
Categories: Cassie and Teal'c friendship, humor, character study, Daniel, Jack, Sam, Janet, Hammond
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [profile] ami_ven
Author's Website: ami_ven at AO3
Link: Childhood Culture

Why This Must Be Read: A sweetly and genuinely charming exploration of a new world and culture, featuring the stellar team of Cassie and Teal'c discovering the pleasures of childhood on earth. With cameos from Janet, George, and others, this story is an absolute joy!

snippet of fic... )

The Easy Choice, by Christina K (G)

  • Apr. 9th, 2017 at 9:46 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (team patch by paxm)
Rec Category: Team
Categories: friendship, humor
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] butterflykiki
Author's Website: ChristinaK at AO3
Link: The Easy Choice

Why This Must Be Read: In honor of April 15th...

For Daniel, death is uncertain. Sadly, taxes still aren't!

Team fluffy bonding, circa S8. Just lovely!


"I should've stayed dead another couple weeks. It would've been a lot simpler."

Rebound, by Jb (PG-13)

  • Mar. 19th, 2017 at 8:15 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (daniel mortal peril)
Rec Category: Drama
Categories: Jack, Daniel, Teal'c, Sam, Bill Lee, Jack and Daniel friendship, Teal'c and Jack friendship, team, angst, hurt/comfort
Warnings: language, serious whumpage
Author on LJ: [personal profile] sg1jb
Author's Website: Jb at AO3
Link: Rebound

Why This Must Be Read: This glorious, intense story is long. And incredibly teamy. Full of Jack and Daniel friendship, and scientific puzzles, and Teal'c sheer stubbornness, and Sam doing her best (and beyond) for her team, and Daniel taking his usual flying leaps of logic, and courage, and drama...

I love each and every one of them here. Bill Lee shines, Janet has a great cameo, and the comfort of the final scene is an absolute joy. Make sure you've got the time to read this all in one sitting, because you won't be able to stop!

snippet of fic... )

Taking Care, by Dorothy Marley (PG)

  • Feb. 21st, 2017 at 11:25 AM
figs_sg1_rec: (fic rec)
Rec Category: Jack and Daniel friendship
Categories: hurt/comfort
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] dmarley
Author's Website: Dorothy Marley at AO3
Link: Taking Care

Why This Must Be Read: Great Jack voice. Deep, beautifully understated friendship. A joy to read!


Daniel wavered, turning towards the shower room, then he turned back. "Uh, you need any help, Jack?"

"No," Jack said automatically. "I'm right behind you." He considered a moment. "As soon as I can lift my arms."

There was a long moment of contemplative silence from the other side of the room. Then Daniel put down his towel and walked back to the bench.

Baba Yaga’s Recipe Book, by Lokei (G)

  • Jan. 29th, 2017 at 11:01 AM
figs_sg1_rec: (humor)
Rec Category: Five Things
Categories: Daniel, Jack, humor, friendship, team
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] lokei
Author's Website: Lokei at AO3
Link: Baba Yaga’s Recipe Book

Why This Must Be Read: Five times it "tastes like chicken"!

Or possibly not. :)


“I do not like them, Sam I Am,” Jack muttered. Daniel elbowed him in the ribs. Hard.
figs_sg1_rec: (fic rec)
Rec Category: Jack and Daniel friendship
Categories: humor, character study, little bit of hurt/comfort
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] tallulah_rasa
Author's Website: Tallulah Rasa at AO3
Link: P is for Plan (and also for Pie)

Why This Must Be Read: Classic Jack and Daniel friendship fic, complete with snarky banter and meaning-of-life stuff, as only Tallulah Rasa can write them!

...You've clicked the link already, haven't you?


“You noticed all that?” Jack said.

“I can be observant,” Daniel said in mock hurt.

“Of rocks,” Jack said.

“There weren’t any around, so I compensated,” Daniel said.

H is for Helping Hand, by Eilidh (G)

  • Dec. 6th, 2016 at 12:01 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (humor)
Rec Category: Siler
Categories: kidfic, humor, Jack, Sam
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] eilidh17
Author's Website: Eilidh17 at AO3
Link: H is for Helping Hand

Why This Must Be Read: This is Siler at his absolute deadpan best, armed with a wrench and a straight face as he deals with a temporarily 10-year-old Major Carter who still cherishes her motorcycle. Kidfic fan or no, you will adore this little fic. :)


"That's an order, Siler."

"Yes, sir," Siler says, because he never questions the Colonel's orders, even when being saddled with a ten year old Major Samantha Carter, who is all pigtails, freckles, and a toothy smile.
figs_sg1_rec: (humor)
Rec Category: Sergeant Siler
Categories: humor, Jack, episode related
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] thothmes
Author's Website: fic tag
Link: Where There's a Will or an Or

Why This Must Be Read: This is a delightful contemplation of Jack O'Neill by one Sergeant Siler, culminating with exactly what Siler left Jack in his will.

It's wry and deadpan and realistic - just like Siler himself. A joy to read!


As far as Sgt. Siler was concerned, officers were like the weather, hard to predict with any accuracy, beyond the ordinary person's control, and capable of greatly affecting the tenor of a working man's day. And like the weather, most of the activity they generated was made way up high where the air was thin, and fell alike on the just and the unjust down below. His personal approach in dealing with all this was to try to keep his head down and keep going, regardless. What can't be changed must be endured, and in general, it wasn't worth having too much of an opinion about the weather.

Cast Upon Foreign Soil, by Wonderland

  • Oct. 30th, 2016 at 2:12 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (fanfic fix)
Rec Category: Teal'c and Daniel friendship
Categories: ep related, character study
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] sg_wonderland
Author's Website: sg_wonderland at AO3
Link: Cast Upon Foreign Soil

Why This Must Be Read: I adore fics that explore the remarkable friendship between Teal'c and Daniel. This is early, early S1 - post The Enemy Within - that features Teal'c and Daniel as two outsiders in a crowd, considering cultural conflicts and hoping to build some bridges together. Lovely stuff, all round!


Teal’s stood silently at parade rest, finally offering, “It is a temperate evening.”

Daniel frowned at him. “What?”

“I have observed that many of your people begin a conversation with meaningless exchanges concerning climate.”

“Oh, well.”

The silence stretched out again.

Time Marches Onward, by Settiai (PG)

  • Sep. 29th, 2016 at 4:17 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (team patch by paxm)
Rec Category: Team
Categories: Teal'c, Jack, Daniel, Sam, Jonas, angst, friendship, character study
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] settiai
Author's Website: Settiai at AO3
Link: Time Marches Onward

Why This Must Be Read: In that nebulous time of transition between the end of S8 and the beginning of S9, all of SG-1 - Jack, Sam, Teal'c, Daniel, and Jonas - achieve a rare moment of togetherness to contemplate their uncertain future.

I like the friendships, the reluctance to drift away, the tentative anticipation of where they might find themselves going. Add the bittersweet coda of a certain throwaway line from S10, and you'll find yourself wishing that the teaminess they share would have a way to last forever.

snippet of fic... )

By Proxy, by Nift (G)

  • Jul. 27th, 2016 at 6:03 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (humor)
Rec Category: Sam and Jonas friendship
Categories: humor, Jack and Sam friendship
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: unknown
Author's Website: Nift at FF.net
Link: By Proxy

Why This Must Be Read: Sam is delightful in this short story, as she helps their new resident alien find a method of recreation and handles the subsequent conversation with her CO with aplomb. I love her sense of humor, Jonas' enthusiasm for new things, and Jack's wry acknowledgment of who's really responsible for the whole thing.

snippet of fic... )

Playing Possum, by Butterfly (PG)

  • May. 26th, 2016 at 10:37 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (fic rec)
Rec Category: Jack O'Neill
Categories: Jack and Daniel friendship, character study, episode related, agnst
Warnings: "not really character death" (the perfect tag for SG-1, eh?)
Author on LJ: [personal profile] butterfly
Author's Website: Butterfly at AO3
Link: Playing Possum

Why This Must Be Read: This is the third time Jack has had to take charge of not-actually-dead Daniel's belongings, and it never gets easier.

...Yes, this is post-Meridian, why do you ask?

I love character sketches that reflect canonical history and relationships, and this story is bleakly pictch-perfect.


Jack knew how to handle gone.

Note: I just discovered that I recced this already four years ago. Ah well. :)

Getting to Know You, by Jb (PG)

  • May. 25th, 2016 at 1:31 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (team patch by paxm)
Rec Category: Outsider POV
Categories: Bill Lee, Daniel, drama, angst, hurt/comfort, team, friendship, Janet
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] sg1jb
Author's Website: Jb at AO3
Link: Getting to Know You

Why This Must Be Read: This fantastic exploration of the Bill Lee's first encounter with SG-1 - and, particularly, Daniel - is not only a gripping story, but also a wonderful outsider POV of team friendship. I love the way Bill tries to understand the dynamics of Sam and Jack and Daniel's interactions with one another, and how so much goes over his head even as the reader comprehends SG-1's unique closeness. Add typical Jb drama and tension, and you've got a long, engrossing story of SG-1 at its best.

snippet of fic... )
figs_sg1_rec: (humor)
Rec Category: Sam and Jack friendship
Categories: humor
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [profile] pepper_field
Author's Website: PepperF at AO3
Link: The Stars Have Gone to Bed and So Must I

Why This Must Be Read: This is pure, adorable, gen fluff. Sam comes to Jack's rescue in a rather dizzying situation. Absolutely guaranteed to make you smile!


"Sir, it's okay, really," she persisted. "The stars are – are just fine. They're really hard to destroy. And I should know," she added, with a smile.
figs_sg1_rec: (jack teal'c friendship)
Rec Category: Jack and Teal'c friendship
Categories: drama, hurt/comfort, team
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: unknown
Author's Website: K Hanna Korossy at AO3
Link: An Unexpected Corner of the World

Why This Must Be Read: I love early S1 Teal'c, when our favorite Jaffa is still trying to come to grips with the bizarre world and culture of the Tau'ri. And I love Jack fulfilling his promise to show Teal'c "our world." So this story, where a trip to a hockey game ends in disaster and Teal'c hasn't yet learned to cope with emergencies outside the SGC, is definitely a winner! Add some extra teamy goodness and classic Teal'c pwnage at the end of the fic for an extra treat. :)

snippet of fic... )
figs_sg1_rec: (sam is reading)
Rec Category: Jack and Sam friendship
Categories: character study
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] tielan
Author's Website: Tielan at AO3
Link: Conversations with Sharks (and Biting Back)

Why This Must Be Read: Here is a fantastic look at Sam and Jack in the overtly polite social battlefield of a USAF function, with Jack solidly offering a teammate his support. Sam's thoughts are spot-on and the characterization is perfect. This is Sam and Jack's friendship at its best, with sharp humor and understanding that makes reading this a real pleasure!


"I don’t think we've been introduced," says the Colonel, so bold that Sam finds herself struggling to hide a smile. "Colonel Jack O'Neill, sir. I'm Major Carter's commanding officer on our current project. Unfortunately for Jacob's unborn grandkids, she's far too valuable to our work right now."
figs_sg1_rec: (humor)
Rec Category: Humor
Categories: Jack, team
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] gategremlyn
Author's Website: Gategremlyn at AO3
Link: Another Day at the Office

Why This Must Be Read: Enjoy some unabashed teamy goofiness (that is STILL in character) with great Jack POV!

...that's all, really. :)


Yep, it was just another typical day at the office.
figs_sg1_rec: (fanfic fix)
Rec Category: Walter the Chevron Guy
Categories: five things, Hammond, Jack, character study
Warnings: references to canonical post-series character death
Author on LJ: [personal profile] splash_the_cat
Author's Website: Splash the Cat at AO3
Link: Five times Walter wished George was back at the SGC

Why This Must Be Read: This shiny new fic is exactly what it says: five times Walter, from Season 8 and onwards, wishes George Hammond was still running the SGC - a bit of wry humor, a generous dose of angst, and Walter as the observer of events. Definitely well worth reading!


Sometime in the middle of SG-1's third mission as a trio, he poked his head into O'Neill's office. "Colonel Carter just called in their check-in, right on time. She said all's clear."

O'Neill blinked at him a moment before biting out a gruff "Thanks," but as Walter eased the door shut he didn't miss the soft sigh of relief. Back at his station, he added a note to the desk log: New task: email O'Neill when SG-1 checks in

Home for the Holidays, by Tallulah Rasa (G)

  • Dec. 28th, 2015 at 11:21 AM
figs_sg1_rec: (humor)
Rec Category: Jack and Daniel friendship
Categories: Jack, Daniel, humor
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] tallulah_rasa
Author's Website: Tallulah Rasa at AO3
Link: Home for the Holidays

Why This Must Be Read: New Tallulah Rasa fic, whee!

This fic is sheer joy: Jack and Daniel at their absolute best, with dry wit and snark and their shorthand complete understanding of one another. Add a generous dash of humor and a hint of teamy goodness to come, and you're guaranteed a smile by the time you're finished reading this!

snippet of fic... )

Triggers, by Vicki Turner (PG)

  • Dec. 23rd, 2015 at 12:54 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (Default)
Rec Category: Angst
Categories: Cassie, Jack, Sam, Daniel, Teal'c, Bill Lee, Siler, Walter the Chevron Guy, character study
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: unknown
Author's Website: Vicki Turner at FF.net
Link: Triggers

Why This Must Be Read: Twelve short ficlets about the team and other characters, unexpectedly waylaid by routine matters on Earth that trigger powerful reactions to anyone involved with the Stargate. My favorite ones are Bill's and Walter's (excerpted below), but these are all so powerful: the recognition that once you know what's out there, even the most mundane events can never be quite the same.

snippet of fic... )

Shore Leave, by Smilebackwards (G)

  • Nov. 26th, 2015 at 12:02 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (humor)
Rec Category: Humor
Categories: Jack, Sheppard, OCs, Landry
Warnings: slight crossover with SGA
Author on LJ: [personal profile] smilebackwards
Author's Website: smilebackwards at AO3
Link: Shore Leave

Why This Must Be Read: I adore competence by SGC personnel, and Jack's whimsical (read: utterly dismissive) perspective on propriety, and yes, I admit to not being particularly fond of Landry. :) And even for a non-SGA-watcher like me, the Sheppard references are easy to follow. Put this all together, and this quick read is guaranteed to make you smile!

snippet of fic... )

Care Packages, by Auburn and Eretria (PG)

  • Nov. 4th, 2015 at 7:25 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (sam is reading)
Rec Category: SG-1/SGA Crossover
Categories: humor, friendship, team, Jack, Sam, Daniel, Teal'c, John Sheppard, Rodney McKay
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [profile] auburnnothenna and [personal profile] eretria
Author's Website: auburn and eretria at AO3
Link: Care Packages; also podficced by ArwenLune

Why This Must Be Read: When it's time to send care packages to Atlantis, Rodney and John get some very specialized attention from Sam, Jack, Daniel and Teal'c...

This is fun and teamy and friendly and snarky, and a truly enjoyable read - or listen, if you choose the podfic version!



John opened the Scotch and poured them each a shot. "Here's to Col. Carter and the rest of SG-1."
figs_sg1_rec: (team patch by paxm)
Rec Category: Five Things
Categories: character study, Teal'c, Jack, Sam, Daniel, Cam
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] ivorygates
Author's Website: Ivorygates at AO3
Link: Five things SG-1 won't do, no matter what

Why This Must Be Read: Five sharply delicious character observations of Teal'c, Jack, Daniel, Sam, and Cam, all the better for the depth that belies its brevity. The last killer line of Jack's is my favorite, but all of them are powerful. It's a very short read that will linger for a long time.

Hail Dorothy, by Elumish (PG)

  • Oct. 22nd, 2015 at 1:36 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (fanfic fix)
Rec Category: Jack and Sam friendship
Categories: Sam, Jack, angst, ep related, character study
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [profile] elumish
Author's Website: elumish at AO3
Link: Hail Dorothy

Why This Must Be Read: Here is Sam in the immediate aftermath of the killing Seth, struggling just a little with who she is; and Jack with his leadership qualities, offering just the right comfort even from a distance. Beautifully, perfectly them.


“Carter, you’re the least snake-like person I know."