Amanda Tapping Fans Contest 2020

Submissions and Winners of the Amanda Tapping Fans Contest 2020

Category Artwork

1st place: Delphine with a Helen Magnus drawing (23 votes, 18.25%) and an Amanda Tapping drawing (18 votes, 14.29%)
2nd place: Clo with a Sam Carter drawing (17 votes, 13,49%)
2nd place: Impy with a Sam & Jack drawing and a Sam Carter drawing (17 votes each, 13,49%)

Digital Art

1st place: acrazyobsession with Test of Time (18 votes, 13.95%)
2nd place: samismymuse with National Treasure (12 votes, 9.3%)

Category Fanfic

Worthy of Investment
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: tinknevertalks
Type of story: Series of vignettes
Pairings: Not the main focus but brief mentions of Helen/John, Helen/Original Female Character, Helen/Nikola
Summary: A character study of Helen Magnus told through five snapshots, at five different points of her life.

Two Weeks Left
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: tinknevertalks
Type of story: Introspective ficlet
Pairings: None.
Summary: A moment with Helen two weeks before she’s due to give birth to Ashley, and another moment two weeks after Ashley’s birth, with bonus Henry interaction.

Washing the Dishes
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: tinknevertalks
Type of story: Vignette, episode tag to Sanctuary for None
Pairings: Teslen (but not the main focus).
Summary: Once normality sets in, Helen can finally grieve the sacrifice of her home in Old City.

Fed Is Best
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: tinknevertalks
Type of story: Angst
Pairings: None.
Summary: Helen is a new mum and having difficulty feeding Ashley.

A Missed Birthday (But We’ll Always Have Cake)
Character: Sam Carter
Author: tinknevertalks
Type of story: Introspective angst, episode tag to ‘Beneath the Surface’
Pairings: Sam Carter/Jack O’Neill
Summary: On returning from P3R-118, Sam muses on what she had and who she can no longer be. Except Jack’s at her door and it’s difficult being Sam again.

Back in the Day
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: Vienna
Type of story: Adventure
Pairings: Helen/Nikola
Summary: After an encounter with Adam, Helen and Nikola are thrown back in time to Victorian Oxford. While trying to find a way home, they run into a few familiar faces.

Black Tea
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: Vienna
Type of story: Angst, Historical
Pairings: Helen/Nikola
Summary: Towards the end of WWII, Nikola brings Helen a gift between missions.

A Somebody I’m Longing to See
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: Vienna
Type of story: Hurt/Comfort, Historical
Pairings: Helen/Nikola
Summary: Helen visits Nikola in the early 1930s, partly to get his help for a Sanctuary mission, partly for reasons of her own.

First Contact
Character: Sam Carter
Author: Vienna
Type of story: Fluff
Pairings: Sam/Jack
Summary: While visiting Atlantis, Jack accompanies Sam on a mission to recruit allies in the fight against the Wraith.

Baby Steps
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: Avery Adair
Type of story: Kidfic
Pairings: None
Summary: A very young Ashley helps Helen feed the mermaid.

By My Side
Character: Sam Carter
Author: Avery Adair
Type of story: Hurt/Comfort
Pairings: Sam Carter/Jack O’Neill
Summary: Sam gets injured on a mission. Jack won’t sleep until he knows she’s okay.

Stronger Together
Character: Sam Carter
Author: Avery Adair
Type of story: Emotional Hurt/Comfort
Pairings: Sam Carter/Janet Fraiser
Summary: Janet comforts Sam after a nightmare.

In Order to Move On
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: Avery Adair
Type of story: Deathfic (canon death)
Pairings: None
Summary: Helen never thought her time with Ashley would be so short.

A Burden to Bear
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: Avery Adair
Type of story: Self-Reflection
Pairings: None
Summary: Helen once believed she had saved that young boy on the Moors all those years ago, but Henry didn’t seem to agree.

A Hundred Days Of Pain
Character: Sam Carter
Author: captain_sassy_socks
Type of story: Hurt
Pairings: Sam/Jack
Summary: Relief – Hurt – Betrayal – Jealousy / season 03 episode 17 “A Hundred Days”

Midnight Musings
Character: Sam Carter
Author: captain_sassy_socks
Type of story: Romance
Pairings: Sam/Jack
Summary: After Jacob’s death Sam takes her bike out for a ride.

Al-Tajaaeed – Wrinkles
Character: Sam Carter
Author: Mini Goat
Type of story: Humor Drabble
Pairings: none
Summary: SG-1 reflects on their experience meeting Ernest.

Al-Kaak – Donuts
Character: Sam Carter
Author: Mini Goat
Type of story: Humor Drabble
Pairings: none
Summary: Sam’s new CO is a little… odd.

Winner: captain_sassy_socks with Midnight Musings (11 votes, 11.96%)

Category Videos

Sam & Jack – We Like To Love
Character: Sam Carter
Author: Mirela

Paint it Black
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: Avery Adair

Helen Magnus
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: Avery Adair

Agony of Longevity
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: achanqaray

Helen & John – Turning Tables
Character: Helen Magnus
Author: achanqaray

Winner: Mirela with We Like to Love (26 votes, 41.94%)


Special mention:

Ed Thaubald with a daylily seedling from their plant nursery: Major Carter.


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