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Dr. Kate Heightmeyer is a recurring character on SGA. She first appeared in several episodes in seasons one through four. Dr. Heightmeyer is a civilian psychologist and an original member of the expedition to Atlantis.
Key Scenes in Canon
Dr. Heightmeyer's appearances on the show were bracketed by two episodes, The Gift and Doppleganger, that showed her in intense scenes with Teyla Emmagan. She was also shown to be treating Rodney McKay and he tried to cover that up by claiming a romantic relationship with her.
Kate is most often paired in the femslash pairings of Teyla Emmagan/Kate Heightmeyer or Kate Heightmeyer/Elizabeth Weir. She is also sometimes seen in het pairings with various SGA characters and appears in many works that use and often expand on her role as a counsellor to the Atlantis expedition.
- Kate in the Style of Alphonse Mucha by leyna55, posted in December 2007 for the sga_art_santa exchange
- Five Ways Kate Heightmeyer Didn't Die (or, Fannish Post-Ep Therapy Personified) by havocthecat offers alternative endings to Doppelganger.
- Fell in Love With a Girl by d has Teyla and Kate visiting an all woman camp and finding romance with each other
- Breathing Space by TatyanaOracle is a short tribute vid made after Doppleganger aired
- My Imortal by FalconHorus is a femslash constructed reality vid that capitalizes on the fact that Claire Rankin and Torri Higginson (Elizabeth Weir) both appeared in Forever Knight.
Resources for Fans
- Kate Heightmeyer Fanfiction List compiled by havocthecat
- Emmagan/Heightmeyer tag at Crossroads
- Works tagged with Kate Heightmeyer at Archive of Our Own
- Kate Heightmeyer tag on Delicious
- Tags Page on sg_femslash which has several Heighmeyer tags
- Kate Heightmeyer Tag at Stargate Gen Rec