Break out of the frame | Updated March 28, 2005 | Get the frame back

Shadow Entity

General info

Looks like a dark shadow. (Hide and Seek)

The Ancients were studying it for their research into ascension, trying to learn about energy beings and how they ticked. (Hide and Seek)

It was released from the container where it had been held for millenia and began wandering the halls of Atlantis, drawn to energy sources, which it basically ate. (Hide and Seek)

The energy sources included the naquadah generators. (Hide and Seek)

When Sheppard turned the containment vessel back on in hopes of luring it back in and trapping it again, it took one look at the vessel and took off -- it clearly remembered what it was, and had no wish to be trapped again. (Hide and Seek)

Direct contact with humans left the human basically electrocuted, as though struck by lightning. (Hide and Seek)

As it absorbed more energy and got bigger, its charge would also increase, becoming ever deadlier. (Hide and Seek)

After Teyla suggested giving it a way off the planet, rather than leaving it trapped there with them (and all dying in the process as it fed off every energy source it could find), Weir and the others put together a plan to lure it through an open stargate to a barren world by tempting it with a naquadah generator (on a MALP that was on its way through the gate). The entity was attracted, but stopped the MALP before it could get through the gate, and just started feeding on the generator. (Hide and Seek)

At this point it was so large it looked like a (very) small sea, with waves and everything. (Hide and Seek)

Before it could shift its attention to the stargate's own energy, McKay put his personal shield back on and waded into the entity's energy field, grabbing the generator and flinging it through the stargate. The entity followed. (Hide and Seek)

top

 

No title

Miscellaneous Races

arduinna@trickster.org

Frame-free navigation

Stargate Handbook home| Stargate SG-1 home | Stargate Atlantis home

SGA handbook:
Site index | Updates | FAQ
Old updates: 2005

Basic Universe:
Universe | Planets | Stargates | Timeline
Team:
Sheppard | McKay | Ford | TeylaRonon | Weir
Atlantis:
Ancient Outpost | Atlantis | Expedition | Personnel
| Daedalus
Ancients:
Ancients | Ascendants
Wraith:
Wraith
Other races:
Athosians | Genii | Misc Races
Episode Summaries:
All seasons
Season: One | Two
Show Details:
Arcs | Continuity |
Episode list | Writers | Directors
Bits and Pieces:
Links | Nitpicks
Other pages home: Stories | Rants | Reference | Images

 

This is purely a fan site, owned and maintained by one person. I have no connection to any of the owners, cast, or crew of the movie Stargate or the television series Stargate SG-1 or Stargate Atlantis, and am making no profit from this site. All canon information is taken directly from the episodes or movie; all speculation and editorial comments are my own unless otherwise noted. The information itself (e.g., the Wraith devour life force) is free to be used anywhere. The way that information is presented here (my phrasing, my formatting, etc.) belongs to me. Do not republish or redistribute my work, in whole or in part, without my express permission.

This site and its contents 2000-2006. All rights reserved.