The story of Stargate Atlantis follows the cliffhanger episode on Stargate SG-1's seventh season finale "Lost City", where SG-1 found an outpost made by the race known as the Ancients in Antarctica. After the events of Stargate SG-1 season eight premiere "New Order", the Stargate Command sends an international team to investigate the outpost. Soon, Dr. Daniel Jackson discovers the location of the greatest city created by the Ancients, Atlantis. The story unfolds when the members of the expedition encounter the Wraith, the race that defeated the Ancients ten thousand years ago.
The developments of this series begin with the last episode of the seventh season â€œStargate SG-1â€. Further on the series come apart: the characters of â€œStargate SG-1â€ vanquish the Goaâ€™ulds and begin their struggle with the followers of Ori. Whereas the protagonists of â€œStargate: Atlantisâ€ find the colony in the galaxy Pegasus, get to know Wraiths and begin to sway their own history. As soon as the prominent linguist Dr. Daniel Jackson deciphers the code of the Ancientsâ€™ town, politician Elizabeth Weir is assigned to team up with participants and head the expedition. Regardless of possible dangers including the high percent of probability of failure to return the expedition opens the Stargate and transfers into another Galaxy. In the course of the whole series â€œStargate: Atlantisâ€ the members of the scientific expedition guarded by the marine detachment with Lt. Colonel John Sheppard at the head faces the cultures of different peoples who inhabit Pegasus and find the allies and enemies among them.Read more »