The Horsemen – Episode 1 – Breaking the Seal
Title: Breaking the Seal
Series: The Horsemen
Series Order: 1
Author: Jilly James
Genre: AU, Fusion, Sentinel/Guide, Rule 63
Relationship(s): Alex Sheppard/Laura Cadman, John Sheppard/Rodney McKay, Matt Sheppard/Evan Lorne, David Sheppard/Miko Kusanagi, Patrick Sheppard/Emma Sheppard
Content Rating: NC-17 (overall), PG-13 (this part)
Series Warnings: Torture, canon-level violence, explicit sex, no beta, death of a minor character, character bashing, discussions of: rape, sexual abuse, torture, and murder.
Episode Warnings: Discussions of violence and torture, character bashing, mentions of minor character death.
Word Count: 5,043
Summary: Days before the wraith siege, reinforcements are sent from Earth including the new expedition leaders, Sentinel General Patrick Sheppard and his guide, Dr. Emma Sheppard. Hell travels with them in the form of their children. Four alpha sentinels who believe their guides are on Atlantis.