Remix: Better Left Unsaid (The Under the Sea Remix) [John, Teyla, 100 Words, Rated PG] by paperflowered
There's something she isn't telling him, John knows. Well, okay - there's a lot of things Teyla doesn't tell him, to be sure, but when she collapses he adds another to his growing, imprecise list.
But he knows better than to ask her what she sees, what she feels, what she tastes when she's affected by experiences and memories the Wraith queen's mind. She has a right to her own silence, her own secrets. Looking down at her face pressed to his arm, her lashes brushing her cheekbone, he knows that there are some things you just can't say out loud.