Author: Ishi-No Kokoro
Spoilers: 8.10 Endgame, vague references to Scorched Earth, The Light, Meridian, The Lost City Part 2
Warnings: free challenge interpretation
Challenge: Mistaken Identity @ stargate100
There was a time he thought, not all goes away and yes, we will get it back, someday, eventually, perhaps even not too damn late either. That was of course before Daniel had died on him, which was of course before he'd died on him again and that was way before Jack had died on Daniel for a change, which was disturbingly close to the time Jack found out he could no longer kill him for the greater good, sacrifice him for the sake of the bigger picture.
He had made General only to realise he didn't cut it anymore.