Have a question. I don't know if it has been asked before so please be patient with me.
If the Goa'uld/Tok'ra are asexual, why can't one of the Tok'ra who is "old" enough or mature enough, as the case may be, become a queen like Egeria and spawn more Tok'ra?
It would stem their negative population problem and add more to the resistance. I understand finding willing hosts is a problem, but not as much of one with planets like earth providing soldiers and the like who are no longer in active service for whatever reason like Jacob. The symbiote could heal almost all damage like cancers, which is physical, and probably aid with curing mental disorders like PTSS. I can think of no better "Doctor" or "Phsycologist" better than one who is actually in your head and healing you from the inside.
Also side question. How much damage can they heal? I get that they don't heal aging on their own without things like a sarcophagus. But what about missing limbs? Just curious.
I've always believed that Queen goa'uld are more like queen bees than anything else. In other words, queens are born, not made.
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I've always wondered about the difference in queens that give birth. Since in Hathor, Hathor gave birth to many little ones, and the queen in cure did, too. How is there a difference in appearance between Hathor in human form doing this, and the queen in "Cure" looking like an enormous slug doing same?
I always compared them to frogs actually. Bees all work toward a common goal until a new queen is available and the hive splits, whereas each Goa'uld becomes a rival almost as soon as it is born and begins seeking power of it's own. Certain species of amphibians are also able to switch from male to female in single gender enviroments as well.
Very interesting idea with Mother Tokra. In one moment I thought that Zenna was played by same actress like young Linea, but it was just for a second. similar hairstyle
It was a really good episode for me and Malek could smile sometimes. He is so serious.
This episode portrayed the Tok'ra in a highly sympathetic light; Malek was close to crying. It is a shame Egeria did not live on...she could have helped her people soften some of the roughness around their edges.