Title: An Old Friend

Author: Smenzer

Rating: PG

Pairing: None

Archive: Yes, please. Let me know if you take it, OK?

Teaser: A mysterious stranger watches from afar while Maggog in the Season Finale invades the Andromeda.

Disclaimer: The characters are not mine. They belong to whoever owns the Rights to the show Andromeda. The other characters belong to Studios USA. This is just for fun.

The dark haired man relaxed in his favorite chair and watched the screen before him with interest. He had watched Captain Dylan and his new crew for quite awhile now. Of course, they didn't know about him and that's the way he liked it. He tossed popcorn into his mouth and crunched on the salty snack food. An image on the screen changed and the popcorn was forgotten. He leaned forward in his chair and watched as the invading Maggog overpowered the crew of the Andromeda.

The man frowned.

"Oh Dylan, have you forgotten everything I taught you?" the man asked the screen. He watched as the Maggog dragged off the bloody figures of Tyr and Harper. Rommie was pinned to the nearby wall and the Rev dashed after his two crewmates. Up on the bridge, Dylan, Beka and Trance were unconscious. "Or did your ideals change? You and your crew are going to die because of your stupidity. I really don't care about your new crew, not yet, anyway. But I can't let you be used by the Maggog for their reproduction. Trust me, you wouldn't like that."

The man stood slowly and stretched his muscles. His black leather fit snugly over his well-muscled body. A ring glistened on one of his fingers, the ruby in its center as red as fresh blood. He waved his hand slightly and the image zoomed in on Dylan's face. "You can't escape your past, Old friend. Sooner or later your crew will find out your secret. Changing your name doesn't work. I know who you are. And soon so will they. It can't end now. You must do what you were born to do,as I'm going to do what I born to do. Will you be happy to see me?"

A grin spread across the man's face and he threw back his head and laughed. "Watch out, Maggog! Death is coming for you! And Dylan, soon you and I are going to rumble! You have lessons to relearn. As does the rest of your mismatched crew."

"Hmmm...I suppose I should rescue Tyr and Harper first, before they are dragged off your crippled ship." Barehanded, the man winked out in a flash of bluish-white light.

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