The upcoming Stargate Atlantis episode “The Prodigal” will bring the return of one of the team’s most deadly enemies. Now the first plot info has arrived at GateWorld for the episode, currently slated to air as the fourteenth of Stargate Atlantis Season Five.
The Wraith Michael (Connor Trinneer) has infiltrated the city of Atlantis with a squad of his genetically-engineered hybrids (“The Kindred”). Using a Puddle Jumper, Michael generates an energy wave that pulses outward from the Gate Room, rendering everyone in the control room unconscious.
Clearly planning something big, Michael makes himself at home in Woolsey’s office. The control room is now being powered by his ship, and the energy wave has been extended to the levels above and below to protect them from Atlantis personnel. As his hybrids work at the control panels, Michael has a conversation with Teyla, who he has captured. Her young child is a play a great role in his plans for the future (“The Kindred”).
Michael (Connor Trinneer)
In the hallways below, Colonel Sheppard and Major Lorne (Kavan Smith) lead teams attempting to retake the control room. But the stun field knocks Lorne unconscious, and McKay sets about trying to disable it. If they can’t find a way past the crafty Wraith hybrid’s defenses, Michael will have complete control of Atlantis’s systems … including the self-destruct.
Guest characters include Michael, Major Lorne, and six hybrids.
Written by Carl Binder, “The Prodigal” is expected to shoot following the mid-season hiatus, which will run from mid-June to mid-July.
Season Five of Stargate Atlantis premieres July 11 on SCI FI Channel in the United States! Learn more in GateWorld’s episode guide.