The SG-1 team travels to a planet that is populated by what may be the descendants of Mongol tribesmen relocated from Earth. The warriors are brave and fierce but the object of their interest is Sam Carter. In their society, woman are not permitted to show their face in public and are not even allowed to speak, on pain of death. She is kidnapped by a young man who trades her to an opposing tribe in the hopes of getting the chieftain's daughter Nya in return. He is refused as Nya has been promised to another chieftain in marriage but Sam tries to get the young woman to refuse the marriage and go against her father's wishes.The result is that Nya is sentenced to death by stoning.
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Christopher Judge has less than 10 lines in this episode. See more
Abu says that a woman who shows her face in public or wears the clothing of a man is put to death. Yet when they first arrive at the camp his mother is outside doing laundry with her face uncovered, for a woman to step outside for even a second with her face uncovered would be a death sentence. See more
The hell with culture - a member of my team has been neutralized. That's a hostile act.
Dr. Daniel Jackson
How is it that you always come up with the worst case scenario?
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