By Karen Miller
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When Jacob Carter asks normal Hammond for SG-1's participation in a project for the Tok'ra, it kind of feels just like the solution to O'Neill's problem. The secretive Tok'ra are working out of hosts, and Jacob believes he's came upon the answer-but it skill O'Neill and his workforce needs to threat their lives infiltrating a Goa'uld slave breeding farm to recruit people keen to affix the Tok'ra.
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