Category: Stargate Atlantis
Genre: Hurt/Comfort, Drama, Gen
Pairings/Character: John Sheppard, Rodney Mckay, etc. Basically the canon cast of characters.
Author's Summary:John Sheppard has previously unknown talents that Weir can use, but at what cost? Some childhood traumas are better left alone.
Why: This is a story that takes the big unknown that is John Sheppard's past and gives us a a glimpse of why he's who he is. The Atlantis team decides to have a Chess tournament and it brings back bad memories for John.