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24 October 2005 @ 11:33 am
sga comment fic for flambeau  
My sole nonwork effort for the day probably. For flambeau, aka torch, the famed, the adorable, the enduring. :) Happy unbirthday!

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John nodded in greeting when Rodney sat down. With Rodney everything was a big gesture, as if he were a recent drama school graduate with a lot to prove, so the act of sitting was performed with a bounce and a banged tray, after which Rodney tucked into the special du jour with enthusiasm. Ignorance was bliss in this case; John unfortunately had seen the animals before they were baked in their own gravy, and couldn't forget their pitiful bleating noises and the way they'd butted their friendly heads against his thighs. If only they hadn't named them. He had a feeling he was eating Tinkerbell. A man should never be able to say that.

He eyed Rodney across the table, observing that gender apparently had no effect on appetite. "I hear you've been terrorizing the science department with your breasts."

"I only flashed them once." Rodney slowed his chewing and tipped his temporarily feminine head. "Okay, twice. Kavanaugh literally fled before me, averting his eyes."

"Pure comedy gold," John said, grinning.

"If only I could get them to do that all the time. The longer these yo-yos are here, the more comfortable they get--they know we can't give them the boot into the next galaxy any old time we want. I almost wish they'd given me grad students. They're much easier to intimidate. More malleable."

"Speaking of breasts..." John cleared his throat and made a vague, encompassing gesture while Rodney stopped chewing to stare at him. "How's it...going? The whole shebang." He might have said more, but Elizabeth and Radek had come up and were taking seats. They'd obviously caught his question. Radek gave Rodney a squirrelly once-over and sat as if bracing for more breasts.

"Not as badly as I'd expected," Rodney said, unperturbed. "We've relinked the device to the mainframe--a masterful bit of work from Radek here." He bestowed an approving smile on Radek, who grimaced weakly in return. "Now we merely need to find a way to regulate the field fluctuations between the plates."

"Riiiight." John nodded, projecting his deep knowingness of what the hell that meant.

"For your sakes," Rodney went on breezily, "I just hope that we can reverse the process before PMS hits. Ha!"

Rodney was preening at his own joke, but Radek stood up abruptly enough that his chair clattered to the floor. He looked pale, and his hair had grown wilder in a single moment, as if lifted by a spike of frantic energy. "Excuse me--I must--" He ran from the room.

"Hmm," Rodney said, frowning and sniffing his forkful of diresh. "I hope this meat's not off. I really can't afford to get sick right now."

John exchanged a glance with Elizabeth. "Maybe he had a sudden epiphany." An epiphany of fear, he thought.
 
 
 
rache: rodney girlsexy by icon_ascensionwickedwords on October 24th, 2005 06:36 pm (UTC)
An epiphany of fear, he thought.

Oh, I love you.
Raven: TT Mopedraveninthewind on October 24th, 2005 06:49 pm (UTC)
Bwahahaha!

Oh, the horror of Rodney with PMS!
Mishaunmisha on October 24th, 2005 06:50 pm (UTC)
*gigglefits*
'...before the PMS hits.'
Hee!
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Sandy: SGA Radak Hands_thegrrrl2002sp23 on October 24th, 2005 07:20 pm (UTC)
Heeee! Flee before PMS Rodney, oh cute little Czech man. Flee for your life!
the_shoshannathe_shoshanna on October 24th, 2005 07:29 pm (UTC)
Okay, see, I want to read the novel that grows from this tiny acorn. Bwah!
Basingstoke: SGA - John hand staple foreheadbasingstoke on October 24th, 2005 07:29 pm (UTC)
BWAH. Oh, man, oh, Rodney. the GLEE on him.
minnowminnow1212 on October 24th, 2005 07:30 pm (UTC)
Heee!

>He looked pale, and his hair had grown wilder in a single moment, as if lifted by a spike of frantic energy.<

Heh. Zelenka’s found that a vivid imagination is as curse, hasn’t he?
deaverdeaver on October 24th, 2005 07:31 pm (UTC)
Gah! So funny! Rodney terrorizing Zalenka with his breasts! You're so wonderful.
RivkaTrivkat on October 24th, 2005 07:34 pm (UTC)
That's wonderful. Zelenka has the right idea, I think.
misstrixi: specialmisstrixi on October 24th, 2005 07:39 pm (UTC)
Oh, wow! Rodney PMSing is a deeply frightening thing to contemplate ;)
bibliokatbibliokat on October 24th, 2005 07:48 pm (UTC)
I love how Rodney isn't even fazed, he's making his new femaleness work to his advantage!

And one of the best phrases in the English language is now: An epiphany of fear!
Anna S.: kitteneliade on October 24th, 2005 08:15 pm (UTC)
I love how Rodney isn't even fazed, he's making his new femaleness work to his advantage!

Rodney is so hard to call sometimes--like, it's a coin toss what his reactions will be, whether he'll freak out or have some unconventional response/perspective on something. I actually think he'd freak out if a gender switch happened. But I think maybe this works for an off-the-cuff piece. *g*
bibliokatbibliokat on October 24th, 2005 08:38 pm (UTC)
Actually I agree that Rodney would totally freak out, because really, who wouldn't. But it's fun to read the opposite reaction;)

I love your new LJ name- Rodney is indeed the Cranky Turtle (I loved the Atlantis animals ficlets!). Hee, that should be a series of children's books!
Mz. B. Stonemz_bstone on October 29th, 2005 01:48 pm (UTC)
Me, I think Rodney would freak for the first 24 hours and then ...

eh.

He likes his dick, but he'll use the perks he's got while he's got 'em. Like John in Aeryn's body.

*g*

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Anna S.: jack-bristow-darkeliade on October 24th, 2005 08:16 pm (UTC)
And, oh, may I post a link over at [info]gate_bitextual?

Of course, silly. :) (And I did get your icon--thank you!)
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Anna S.: polarbeareliade on October 24th, 2005 08:25 pm (UTC)
I did giggle. *g*
The Spikespike21 on October 24th, 2005 08:25 pm (UTC)
haaaaaaahahhahaaaaa.

That is literally the sound I just made. Because I have a wierd laugh. And this was funny.

Torch is lucky. I want comment fic too!!!
tabaquitabaqui on October 24th, 2005 09:23 pm (UTC)
Heeeeeee!!
Intimidation with breasts!
*snerk*
Grey Bardgrey_bard on October 25th, 2005 01:05 am (UTC)
Cheerily and sadisitically female McKay. You know, in a way, it fits. He's a person who lives mostly in his mind anyway - it isn't like that would change. Well, except for the PMS.
bonehed on October 25th, 2005 04:09 am (UTC)
Did you ever have one of those little turtles for a pet? They crawled around in the little plastic moat and rested on the little plastic island under the shade of their little plastic palm tree. I think mine was named Fred. The cat ate it. Or maybe the cat was named Fred. Hmmm...
tiki b.: Hunhtikiaceae on October 25th, 2005 07:49 am (UTC)
I had them when I was little. Being a kid with overactive imagination, I called them Turtle 1 and Turtle 2. Turtle 2 died years later and Turtle 1 ate Turtle 3 in grief. A tragic story really.
tiki b.: behindbarstikiaceae on October 25th, 2005 07:50 am (UTC)
Whoa. McKay with PMS... It boggles the mind.
Tonia Barone: Radektoniabarone on October 26th, 2005 03:27 am (UTC)
*ROTFL* Poor Radek! If he has to put up with PMS!Rodney, he'll kill himself to save himself the misery!
jade_dragonessjade_dragoness on October 27th, 2005 06:01 pm (UTC)
*huge grin* I love how blase Rodney is about being female.

He is using he breasts-power for evil. *dies*

Radek running away in terror at the thought of a PMSing female Rodney. I laughed and laughed. *giggles*

Oh, I hope to read more.

Anna S.eliade on October 27th, 2005 06:10 pm (UTC)
Thank you! :D I did write a tiny scribble-bit more in a later post.
poisonshock on May 17th, 2006 11:14 pm (UTC)
this works surprisingly well! lol, loved this to bits!
Never store shuriken in your underwearporntestpilot on January 20th, 2007 04:51 am (UTC)
That is BEAUTIFUL. MY GOD.
mangstmangst on February 13th, 2007 06:33 pm (UTC)

"I hear you've been terrorizing the science department with your breasts."

I'm picturing Kate Heightmyer's appointment book suddenly filling up with scientists. ;p
N. Petrenko: Atlantis - Gatenpetrenko on July 23rd, 2007 01:48 am (UTC)
Loved it.
Devo79devo79 on August 8th, 2010 07:43 pm (UTC)
Loved it :)