Lesson Learned, by JDJunkie (G)

  • Jul. 13th, 2017 at 8:46 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (Default)
Rec Category: Teal'c and Daniel friendship
Categories: fluff!
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] jdjunkie
Author's Website: JDJunkie at AO3
Link: Lesson Learned

Why This Must Be Read: This charming little ficlet is both metaphorically and literally sweet: a peaceful moment of friendship between Teal'c and Daniel, at the beginning.

And of course this one pushes all my happy buttons, because JDJunkie wrote it at my request. :)


This world. Earth's. His world, and now Teal'c's.

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!

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The Art of the Return, by Artaxastra (G)

  • Dec. 20th, 2016 at 1:19 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (sam is reading)
Rec Category: Samantha Carter
Categories: character study
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [profile] artaxastra
Author's Website: SG-1 tag
Link: The Art of the Return

Why This Must Be Read: Here is intelligent, thoughtful Sam introspective in late S1, considering the dangers of the Stargate and the odds of inevitable loss. I love this for her thought processes, her courage, and her determination. Excellent stuff!

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Finding Her Place, by Wonderland (PG)

  • Dec. 13th, 2016 at 12:38 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (fanfic fix)
Rec Category: Janet Frasier
Categories: team, Hammond
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] sg_wonderland
Author's Website: sg_wonderland at AO3
Link: F is for Finding Her Place

Why This Must Be Read: I always love early season fic. This is a wonderful exploration of Janet's first real interaction with SG-1, when she is allowed off-world, at her insistence, to assess and judge the needs of medical assistance in the field. You'll enjoy her take-charge attitude, her outside observations of the team, and the trust she quickly wins. For Janet fans, this one is a real treat.

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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.
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. :)

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J is for Jeopardy, by Gategremlyn (PG)

  • Sep. 7th, 2015 at 5:12 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (fanfic fix)
Rec Category: Daniel Jackson
Categories: Jack and Daniel friendship, team, ep related, angst, character study
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] gategremlyn
Author's Website: Master Post
Link: J is for Jeopardy

Why This Must Be Read: Daniel, in the aftermath of Need... not quite as alone and isolated as he thinks he is.

This is a beautiful, teamy friendship piece that showcases the sensitivity and caring the members of SG-1 have for one another. Just lovely!


“No, Daniel. You're a member of this team.”

“But what I did--”

“What you did, you'll have to live with. That's a sad truth. But you live with it here with us.”

Just a Little Pocket Change, by Thothmes (PG)

  • Jun. 22nd, 2015 at 10:51 AM
figs_sg1_rec: (fic rec)
Rec Category: Jack O'Neill
Categories: time travel, angst, character study, Jack and Teal'c friendship
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] thothmes
Author's Website: fic tag
Link: Just a Little Pocket Change

Why This Must Be Read: This is Jack, in the year 1969, struggling with what he can't do. Powerfully and ouchingly good.

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Threads of Earth, by Xylaria (G)

  • Jun. 14th, 2015 at 5:14 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (cassie)
Rec Category: Cassie
Categories: Cassie, Janet, character study
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] xylaria
Author's Website: xylaria at AO3
Link: Threads of Earth

Why This Must Be Read: Short and sweet, this fic showcases Janet wisely recognizing what Cassie needs when she's awash with the easy technological advances of Earth. Truly lovely, with a real early SG-1 feel.


She longed for the basic chores of home, busywork for the hands that calmed her mind and would, maybe, for a while, erase the images of her friends, family, her whole village dying around her.

Bedtime Stories, by Lilyleia (G)

  • Jun. 11th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (fanfic fix)
Rec Category: Team
Categories: humor, friendship
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] lilyleia78
Author's Website: Lilyleia at AO3
Link: Bedtime Stories

Why This Must Be Read: Charming, fluffy teamy goodness, with humor and affection and snark. Jack's bedtime stories may leave something to be desired, but it's definitely the thought that counts!


“Once upon a time,” Jack began.

“In a kingdom far, far away,” Sam recited dutifully.

“There lived a beautiful princess,” Teal’c supplied.

“With an advanced degree in theoretical astrophysics,” Daniel chimed in.

What Would Walter Do? by Gategremlyn

  • May. 5th, 2015 at 12:52 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (humor)
Rec Category: Walter the Chevron Guy
Categories: humor, episode related, team, time travel, General Hammond, Catherine Langford, Cassie
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] gategremlyn
Author's Website: Gategremlyn at AO3
Link: What Would Walter Do?

Why This Must Be Read: This is a joyful episode tag to 1969, flashing between Walter following up on his paperwork and various characters following up on events that took place thirty years before (or long in the future). The ending is one of my all-time favorite tropes, and the entire fic is guaranteed to put a smile on your face.


Walter grinned. Best. Damn. Job. Ever.

X is for Explore..., by Ivorygates (G)

  • Feb. 3rd, 2015 at 10:38 AM
figs_sg1_rec: (jack teal'c friendship)
Rec Category: Jack and Teal'c friendship
Categories: team, friendship, character study, episode related
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] ivorygates
Author's Website: ivorygates at AO3
Link: X is for Explore, Explanation, Excitement, and Xenophilia

Why This Must Be Read: Treat yourself to a wonderful look at Jack's thoughts on Teal'c's first exposures to Earth and his perceptions of the planet and the people, including the joys of team and friendship. This is feel-good fic at its best!


“It is odd,” Teal’c says at last, “to be presented with so many choices.”

X-rays, by Aelfgyfu (G)

  • Jan. 7th, 2015 at 12:01 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (sam is reading)
Rec Category: Sam and Janet friendship
Categories: Cassie, ep related, character study
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] aelfgyfu_mead
Author's Website: Aelfgyfu at AO3
Link: X-rays

Why This Must Be Read: Sam and Janet's friendship on SG-1 was a thing of joy, but it had to start somewhere... and in this post-Singularity fic, Aelfgyfu gets the beats exactly right. Here are two strong, intelligent women, discussing Cassie and the future and discovering how much they click.


"You won't mind the lack of baby pictures?"

"I don't think so. No, I've got some spectacular first x-rays."

One of the Guys, by MidKnightRider (PG)

  • Jan. 5th, 2015 at 1:12 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (sam is reading)
Rec Category: Episode Related
Categories: Sam, friendship, team
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: unknown
Author's Website: MidKnightRider at AO3
Link: One of the Guys (wrong link before - fixed now!)

Why This Must Be Read: In the wake of Jolinar's death, the guys try to find a way to cheer Sam a little. They are adorably clueless :) but with a little help from Janet, they get it right.

Sweet Jack and Daniel interaction with Teal'c prominently on the sidelines, then a really lovely denouement in an ice cream parlor. Classic style SG-1!

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What Fate Daniel Jackson, by JD Junkie (PG)

  • Dec. 17th, 2014 at 10:15 AM
figs_sg1_rec: (fanfic fix)
Rec Category: Jack and Daniel friendship
Categories: ep related, character study, angst
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] jdjunkie
Author's Website: JD Junkie at AO3
Link: What Fate Daniel Jackson

Why This Must Be Read: This is a quiet, intelligent coda to Fire and Water, as Jack and Daniel talk about expectation, responsibility, and what they mean to one another. Beautifully adult, in the best sense of the word, and a real classic SG-1 feel for an excellent read.


Jack was an emotionally closed book most of the time, just as Daniel was. Maybe their unlikely friendship was helping them both turn a few pages. Maybe letting Daniel find his own way was a different way of showing he cared.

Night Terrors, by Thothmes (PG)

  • Nov. 25th, 2014 at 9:58 AM
figs_sg1_rec: (fanfic fix)
Rec Category: Jack and Janet friendship
Categories: angst, character study, Cassie
Warnings: watch where you step
Author on LJ: [personal profile] thothmes
Author's Website: fic tag
Link: Night Terrors

Why This Must Be Read: Stories in which Janet has to deal with Jack's gift to Cassie never get old. And this gem, where a frustrated, exhausted Janet calls Jack to vent about the dog at zero dark thirty, is pitch perfect for them both.

It wasn't easy for Cassie or for Janet at the beginning. This is a great look at how both of them deal with it.

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The Trouble With..., by Zorb (PG-13)

  • Oct. 30th, 2014 at 1:56 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (sam is reading)
Rec Category: Samantha Carter
Categories: team, action/adventure, humor
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] zorb
Author's Website: [profile] lunatic_z
Link: The Trouble With...

Why This Must Be Read: Sam, classic team, and vampire tribbles off-world!

...Haven't you clicked the link yet? :)

Did I mention the dragons?

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figs_sg1_rec: (Default)
Rec Category: Episode Related
Categories: Jack, Daniel, Teal'c, angst, character study
Warnings: adult themes
Author on LJ: [personal profile] marzipan77
Author's Website: Marzipan at AO3
Link: A Loss of the Same Size

Why This Must Be Read: This is a powerful episode tag to COTG, in which Jack, Daniel, and Teal'c form the points of a triangle of pain and loss. Bereavement isn't anyone's choice of a bonding tool, but Marzipan deftly weaves the beginnings of common ground into something hurtful but oh, so good!

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Memoranda, by Mrspollifax (PG)

  • Sep. 2nd, 2014 at 8:57 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (fanfic fix)
Rec Category: Catherine Langford
Categories: Ernest Littlefield, ep related, character study
Pairing: Catherine/Ernest
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] mrspollifax
Author's Website: mrspollifax at AO3
Link: Memoranda

Why This Must Be Read: This is the sharp, intelligent Catherine Langford we first met in the movie, whose edges are never wholly smoothed away. I love the way she deals with Ernest and his hesitant steps into life on Earth after half a century of isolation. Very short and utterly charming!


Ernest was still upstairs, tucked away in one of her guest rooms. He joined her later, but he seemed withdrawn and shy, so Catherine performed what was, for her, an unnatural act, holding back the words she wanted to say.
figs_sg1_rec: (fanfic fix)
Rec Category: Jack O'Neill
Categories: character study, angst, ep related, time travel
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] ivorygates
Author's Website: Fic Journal Table Of Contents / Ivorygates on AO3
Link: M is for You Must Remember This

Why This Must Be Read: This is a powerful, almost angry character study of Jack O'Neill, within the context of 1969, time travel and its ramifications, and Jack's original memories of the era. So, so good!


He’s got a sunburn from an August day that was thirty years ago and yesterday: the first time he saw that August he was seventeen in Minnesota waving his acceptance letter from the Academy like the Get Out Of Jail Free card that it was (in 1969, people worried about the Draft, the ’Nam, and it was ‘hell no, I won’t go,’ for half his generation and ‘my country: right or wrong’ for the other half; there’s a lesson there for cynics). It wasn’t that he wouldn’t have been proud to serve (the O’Neills tended to be Navy men), of course. It was just that he wanted to fly. (Wouldn’t you know it, four years later he was jumping out of perfectly good airplanes over the same godforsaken jungle half his high school classmates had been lost in.) And the second time—thirty years removed but not in any way that matters—he was in Washington DC, breaking into an armory to catch the brass (naquadaah) ring for a free ride home.

Comfort Food, by MidKnightRider (G)

  • Feb. 4th, 2014 at 10:50 AM
figs_sg1_rec: (fanfic fix)
Rec Category: Episode Related
Categories: Jack and Teal'c friendship, Teal'c and Daniel friendship, Jack and Daniel friendship
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: unknown
Author's Website: MidKnightRider at AO3
Link: Comfort Food

Why This Must Be Read: In the wake of Bane, Daniel insists that he and Jack do something to help Teal'c.

It's fun to see the different perspectives play here: Daniel's dogged determination to talk, Jack's automatic preference for anything other than talking, and the way that both methods mesh beautifully together and succeed.

A very nice friendship fic in classic SG-1 style!

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Finding Home, by JDJunkie (G)

  • Jan. 28th, 2014 at 12:38 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (Default)
Rec Category: Daniel Jackson
Categories: episode related, friendship, Jack and Daniel friendship, team
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] jdjunkie
Author's Website: jdjunkie at AO3
Link: Finding Home

Why This Must Be Read: Classic team, classic style ep tag: Daniel post-Fire and Water, contemplating the unpacking of his apartment and the unexpected closeness that makes it necessary. Team love, solid friendship, nice introspection - this is your feel-good read of the day!


Smiling to himself, he placed the candlesticks on the bookshelf and started putting his apartment back together again.

Fighting Dirty, by Stringertheory (PG)

  • Jan. 22nd, 2014 at 5:04 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (team patch by paxm)
Rec Category: Team
Categories: humor
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] stringertheory
Author's Website: fic list
Link: Fighting Dirty

Why This Must Be Read: Classic teamy goodness, complete with snark, Teal'c pwnage, humor that never descends into crackiness, very literal fighting dirty, delightful visuals, and bonus George and Walter cameos. What more do you need?


For a moment, everyone stared at one another. Then the air became thick with mud.

Accidentally on Purpose, by Lokei (G)

  • Jan. 21st, 2014 at 1:43 PM
figs_sg1_rec: (sam is reading)
Rec Category: Sam and Daniel friendship
Categories: Jack, Teal'c, humor, team
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] lokei
Author's Website: lokei at AO3
Link: Accidentally on Purpose

Why This Must Be Read: Jack just knowsthat the Wonder Twins wind him up on purpose. In this fun fic, he imagines a few possible scenarios...

If you enjoy team with an extra dose of Sam and Daniel friendship, this story is definitely for you!

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D is for Daniel, by Random (PG)

  • Jan. 6th, 2014 at 10:54 AM
figs_sg1_rec: (sam teal'c stalking fic)
Rec Category: Teal'c
Categories: character study, Jack and Teal'c friendship, Teal'c and Daniel friendship
Warnings: none
Author on LJ: [personal profile] randomfreshink
Author's Website: SG-1 tag / RL website
Link: D is for Daniel

Why This Must Be Read: When Daniel leaps to Teal'c's defense in a fraught situation - without noticing that he might need a little defense of his own - Teal'c is left wondering how to deal with this particular Tau'ri. Jack's vague advice might not help very much, either.

I love very early S1 fic, particularly from Teal'c's POV. This is an excellent look at the very beginnings of team: their support of one another, acceptance of differences, and bonding together against outside menaces. An intelligent read, as Random's stories always are!


He was unsure what to make of the fact that a Tau'ri, a scholar, a man with more honor than sense it seemed, would act as his defender. It was...unsettling. It was also--extraordinary. And it seemed it was...Daniel.