The cross-post link to the choc_fic entry:
Title: The God of Poets Has Two Hands
Fandom: Stargate SG-1, spoilers for S10, Line in the Sand
Warnings: None (gen)
Word count: 2,300
Authors Note: great thanks, as always, to rydra_wong for discussion and beta. Thanks also to synecdochic and paian for discussions and encouragement.
Prompt: the burdens of leadership - [I talk] about a strong, demanding love. And I have seen too much hate. (MLK Jr)
Summary: backstory, family, allies, heroics and fame. In 2,000 words.
“Warriors, of great renown,
Warriors walked the water road.
At the welcome of Thilana, open-handed,
On the threshold of the fire-throwers..."
(Let's face it, Bra'tac is incredibly awesome.)
(And an obliging protagonist, mostly.)
(Listen, shout out if you'd like to see a commentary on this. I'm still kind of in love.)