Okay, so why didn't Adria show up at this one?" Cameron muttered after the Prior's customary speech to the citizens of the newly converted planet. He glanced at Vala as if expecting her to have a reason for her daughter's absence. She frowned at him.

"I'm not my daughter's keeper," she hissed. "Even though I wish I was."

The team stood awkwardly where they were, watching the citizens disperse their separate ways. Daniel kept his eyes fixed on the balcony the Prior had been standing on.

"She's here," he whispered. "And she knows we're here."

Everyone turned to give him a questioning look but was too late. The archeologist had vanished into thin air. And after a moment, they realized Vala had too.

A/N: I love reviewers and live for constructive criticism!