TITLE: Rascals IV Reviews.
CATEGORY: Humour, kidfic
CHARACTERS: Sam, Martouf/Lantash, Freya/Anise, Daniel, Jack O'Neill, Teal'c, Janet, others
RATING: PG-13 (probably less)
DISCLAIMER: All publicly recognisable characters and places are the property of MGM, World Gekko Corp and Double Secret Productions. This piece of fan fiction was created for entertainment only and not monetary purposes and no infringement on copyrights or trademarks was intended. Any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is coincidental and not intended by the author.
SUMMARY: Sequel to Rascals, Rascals II, and Rascals III. The continued adventures of Sam, Martouf, Lantash, Freya, Anise, and Daniel, after they have been turned into children. Can easily be read as stand-alone, but check out the author's notes.
SPOILERS: All of SG-1 as well as all of SGA.
NOTES: As canon until season 7, except all the Tok'ra are just fine! After that, some events happens differently, though most follows the same pattern. The story will have some OOC'ness and be a little cracky at times.
Was written as advent calendar for 2013, so there are 24 chapters.
Note the following (from earlier stories in this series):
-Sam, Martouf/Lantash, Freya/Anise, and Daniel got turned into children, and this was found to be irreversible (they have to grow up the normal way). O'Neill and Teal'c have been taking care of them, now and then with the help of Janet.
-Janet is now a host to a Tok'ra healer (different end of Heroes I&II).
-SG-1 consists of Teal'c, Jennifer Hailey, Cameron Mitchell, and a Tok'ra archaeologist, Soltof/Gimbad.
"But they need our help!" Daniel insisted. "My help!"
"No they don't, Daniel. You're nine years old! They can find the... sand rail, or whatever the thing was called, on their own," O'Neill assured him.
"Sangraal!" Daniel exclaimed, frustrated. "It's called the Sangraal! And I'm nine and a half years old!"
"Yeah, whatever." O'Neill sighed.
"I agree, they need our assistance," Martouf said, putting down the radio-controlled toy he had been fiddling with.
Sam came storming into the room on roller blades, followed by Anise.
"What did I miss?!" Sam shouted.
"Nothing. Dammit, Carter! Didn't I tell you not to yell?" O'Neill looked at her with a pained expression. "The reception I was at in Washington yesterday, dragged on and on forever! I didn't get enough sleep!"
"Sorry." She looked ashamed.
"SG-1 is leaving to follow a... clue about the Sangraal," Martouf informed her. "Daniel and I have offered our assis-tance, but O'Neill won't let us go."
"Why not?" Anise asked. "I am an archaeologist! Surely they need my help?"
"If they do they'll just have to make do without it, because you're not going!" O'Neill exclaimed, getting tired of their insistent enthusiasm. He sighed, regretting the outburst. "Listen, I'm sure they'll manage just fine. I understand it's hard for you, having to stay here when you have the memories of going on exciting dangerous missions, but why don't you just... allow yourselves to be kids and have fun without worrying about everything? You'll be adults soon enough, and then the world will still be out there, ready to throw a ton of problems at you, I'm sure. I just hope the Ori will be gone by then." He sighed.
Sam looked unhappy, but nodded. "Okay."
Daniel and Martouf looked at each other, then shrugged. Both nodded.
Anise looked mutinous for a few moments before giving in. "As you wish."
O'Neill sighed with relief. "Great. Now, what do you guys say we go watch a movie? I've got 'The Fox and the Hound 2' - I know you wanted that for Christmas, but am I right you'd still like to watch it?"
"Yes!" Daniel exclaimed.
"Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!" Martouf said, looking excited.
Sam nodded eagerly. "We do. Very much!"
"Yes. Yes! Did you bring candy?" Anise asked, hopefully.
O'Neill laughed. "Yes I did. Come on, guys!"
"I really don't think they can handle things on their own!" Daniel said. "I'm the only one who has been ascended, so they need my input!"
"You remember even less of that than you do of your adult memories, so how's that going to help them?" Martouf asked.
"He's right, you know," Sam reminded him, half-distracted by the LEGO model she was building. "Besides... Soltof and Gimbad are there. They're pretty smart."
"But so is Daniel - and they do need our help!" Freya added. "Gimbad is Anise's ap-prentice."
"He's older than her now, though..." Sam said.
Freya's eyes flashed as Anise took over. "He always was - that does not mean he cannot be my ap-prentice. He worked in security before!"
Martouf sighed. "So what if we would be a better choice? We are not allowed to go, and there is no way for us to get off this world without per-mission. The chaapa'ai is guarded, and we have no ship."
"True," Anise conceded.
"Why do you keep calling it a chaapa'ai? You've been on Earth for two and a half years! Call it a Stargate!" Daniel said.
"I like Chaapa'ai better - and it means the same. Besides, it's the word both Lantash and I think of when we pic-ture it," Martouf insisted.
"It doesn't matter, does it?" Sam said. "Why don't you just help me with this instead? It would be easier to build if you helped!"
"I have an idea..." Daniel grinned.
"About what?" Anise wondered.
"How we can go and help SG-1, of course!"
"They left over a week ago," Sam reminded him.
"But no one's heard anything from them since yesterday. I overheard Harriman talk about it to Landry earlier," Daniel said.
"What? Why didn't you mention that!" Sam exclaimed.
"They could have been captured!" Martouf added.
"Or be dead!" Anise said, looking horrified.
"Which is why we need to rescue them," Daniel insisted. "As I said... I've got a plan."
"Okay - what is it?" Martouf asked.
"Tomorrow Janet and Rhiva come to pick us up, right? And we'll go visit the Tok'ra for a week, and spend time with them and Jacob and Selmak."
"Yes? So what?" Sam looked suspiciously at him.
"So the Tok'ra trust us! We can sneak off the planet without anyone noticing when we go topside to play!" Daniel looked triumphant after coming up with such a great plan.
Martouf nodded slowly. "That could work." He bowed his head, giving Lantash control.
"But if it does, they'll never trust us again!"
"He's right. We'll be grounded until we're adults. At least," Sam said.
"So what? Won't that be worth it? It will be an ex-citing mission - and if we save SG-1, I'm sure everyone will forgive is!" Daniel insisted.
"And they will listen to us in the future," Anise added.
"We should do it!" Sam said, and the others all nodded.
"You will take good care of Bonnie while we are gone?" Sam asked, anxiously, of their teacher, Jennifer Thompson.
"Of course I will, don't worry." Jennifer smiled.
"She's still just a puppy. She need lots of attention," Martouf said.
"And food. She also needs food." Anise added.
"Well, duh, of course she needs food! Everyone needs food!" Daniel stuck his tongue out at her.
"Behave yourself, Daniel!" Jennifer admonished. "You really don't need to worry. I'll take good care of your dog while you're gone." She ruffled the puppy's fur.
"Have fun, Bonnie!" Martouf told the dog, and gave it a hug.
"We'll be back soon." Sam promised.
They all petted the dog, before turning to follow Janet/Rhiva, who had come to pick them up.
They had spent most of a week at the Tok'ra base, but they had not yet had any opportunity to carry out their plan.
Yosuuf/Garshaw was not currently on the base. They had originally been turned into children as well, but had been partially regrown later, before the alien device responsible for their situation had overloaded.
It was a great regret for Sam, Martouf/Lantash, Daniel, and Freya/Anise that Yosuuf and Garshaw were not on the base, since they had hoped to get help to escape.
Janet/Rhiva and Jacob/Selmak - as well as a few of the other Tok'ra - had kept the children very busy. This was something they had planned together with O'Neill. He was off working in Washington most of the time, and the children had too much time alone to worry about the Ori threat, and about Teal'c and the others on SG-1. It was not surprising, of course, as the mood on the entire base was subdued because of the Ori threat, but the children would at least get a week's vacation away from all of that.
It had worked well, and the children had not thought about the Ori often during this week. They had the pets they had captured two years before - the lizard they had named 'Hammond', and the snake they had called 'Janet' - and they spent much of the time playing with them and studying them.
Now, however, it was almost time to go back, and they were again reminded of the threat.
"Jack will be coming to pick you up later today," Janet said, smiling at them. "He said he would be staying at the SGC for a couple days after that, to keep you company."
"But after that it's back to school," Jacob admonished. "You've gotten lots of
time off this year already."
"Daaad!" Sam complained. "It's not like we don't know it all already!"
"What about Teal'c and the rest of SG-1?" Martouf suddenly asked. "Are they okay?"
"Yeah, we really need to know that!" Daniel added, looking worried.
Jacob got a somewhat unhappy expression, but then he sighed and decided to tell them. "Teal'c, Hailey, and Soltof and Gimbad are safe."
"What about Cam?" Sam asked, immediately.
Jacob looked at Janet, who nodded after a moment. "He's... missing. Now, don't assume the worst!" he said, quickly, when he saw the expressions on the childrens faces. "I said missing, not dead!"
"Why aren't they searching for him, then!" Sam looked indignantly at him.
"I'm sure they are. Now, kids - have you finished packing?" Janet said, hurriedly. "Jack's going to be here in a few hours."
"We are finished packing," Daniel insisted.
"Almost," Anise added.
"Then off you go - pack up the rest," Janet ordered.
Unhappily, the children left to go to their room.
Lantash came running back to their quarters. "I overheard Jacob talk to Janet and Malek! That evil woman... Adria... she's got Cam!"
"You were listening in on them?" Freya asked.
"I was just going to go and ask Jacob something, and then I heard them talk... I think O'Neill's arrived, and he's briefing the Council right now, or some of them anyway, since Jacob had already left the room..." Lantash stopped, a bit confused. Then he shook his head and continued. "Anyway... I sort of decided to listen..." He looked a bit guilty, but not much.
"What more did they say?" Daniel looked frantic.
"Cam's captured by Adria?" Sam asked.
"That is the... Orici, right?" Freya wondered.
"Yes," Lantash told her.
"That's bad." Sam concluded. "We must save him."
"Agreed, but how? We don't even know where to look for him," Daniel said, exasperated.
"Yes we do! I heard them mention the address of the planet they were on when they started their quest!" Lantash told them.
"Okay - you said O'Neill's arrived. We need to hurry then, or we won't be able to get away," Sam said. "What do we need?"
Freya ran to the box beside the bed, and removed the clothing at the top, which they had used for covering the contents. "We have com-municators, zat'nik'tels, and Tok'ra field rations. And waterskins, some knives, a couple blankets, and a firestarter."
"I also have a kara'kesh," Martouf announced, proudly. "I, uh 'found' it yesterday!"
They had been working on slowly 'borrowing' the things they thought they might need, and hid it in their room. No one had found out, though there had been several close misses where someone almost caught them, as well as several Tok'ra who were getting really unhappy about things getting lost all the time.
"Nice. What do we wear?" Daniel said.
"Our BDUs, of course, silly!" Sam scoffed. "It's for a mission!"
"It was a good thing we brought them," Lantash said.
"Let's hurry, then!" Sam exclaimed.
They started changing to their BDUs - clothing they had gotten because they wanted to resemble SG-1. The adults had happily let them have it, finding it cute.
Now they were ready for first part of the mission - getting to the Stargate without being caught!