Stargate Atlantis first premiered all the way back in 2004, and as Stargate expanded into a bona fide franchise fans started asking plenty of questions about the Pegasus Galaxy.
But one of the most intriguing questions that Atlantis viewers asked pertained to the show’s sinister new villains: the Wraith.
The Wraith evolved over millions of years when an insect species fed on humans and incorporated human DNA with their own. Wraith feed on the life force of their victims, keeping an entire galaxy living in fear. They have powers of rapid healing, a shared hive mind, and a bit of telepathic trickery used against their victims (something the writers eventually dropped).
The question? Could a Goa’uld symbiote ever take a Wraith as a host? What if the villains from Stargate SG-1 joined forces with the creatures from Stargate Atlantis?
It’s an interesting idea, and one that the show never tackled in its 100 episodes. The Goa’uld were back in the Milky Way Galaxy, and the Wraith’s technology kept them pretty well isolated to Pegasus.
That leaves fans to speculate. So let’s press the question, for the sake of argument: Could a Goa’uld take control of a Wraith? Would the symbiote be strong enough to suppress the powerful Wraith mind? Would it need to feed like the Wraith does in order to sustain itself?
And what if the other Wraith in its hive found out what it was? Would a Goa’uld even be able to stay hidden inside a hive?
Stargate fan Matthew Revilla tackles all of this and more in the video above. Check it out!
So what do you think? Could a Goa’uld take a Wraith as a host, or is a Wraith’s mind too powerful to control? Let’s hear your theories in the comments below! For more Stargate analysis and speculation videos, be sure to subscribe to GateWorld on YouTube.
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