Being defined by their genes wasn’t what they wanted. They wanted to be known by what they could *do*.
There was just no way that he was a Guide. Really.
John wasn’t willing to give up the sky. Not even for the one thing that might make him whole. At least, not at first.
Doing things the easy way, just wasn’t them.
Getting to know each other can be interesting too.
Entering Atlantis for the first time is a bit different if you are a Sentinel/Guide Pair.
When a Sentinel and a Guide go to the rescue, more happens than what you see.
It just kept building and building. And it was nothing like a roller coaster. There was no way to get off.