Season: 1

Original Airdate: September 17, 2004

Writer(s): Story: Jill Blotevogel
Teleplay: Martin Gero

Director(s): Martin Wood

Guest Stars
Robert Davi as Commander Acastus Kolya
Erin Chambers as Sora
Ryan Robbins as Ladon
Paul McGillion as Dr. Carson Beckett
Michael Puttonen as Smeadon
Colm Meaney as Cowen
David Nykl as Dr. Zelenka
Don Ackerman as Doran
Cory Monteith as Genii Private
Jason Diablo, Colin Corrigan as Guards
Lauro Chartrand as Genii Soldier

Synopsis: With a monstrous storm that occurs only once every 20 or 30 years bearing down on Atlantis, Sheppard requests temporary refuge for the Atlantians on Manara. Meanwhile, McKay and Zelenka hatch a plan to use the electricity from the storm to raise Atlantis’ protective force field.