The Twelve Colonies of man are annihilated by the Cylons. Adama, commanding the last surviving Battlestar, takes it upon himself to lead all remaining survivors aboard 220 ships to find a new home. After the Galactica's fighter pilots successfully navigate a path through the Nova of Madagon minefield, the spoiled Sire Uri proposes to settle down on Carillon, where food and entertainment are provided by the natives. Adama however, suspects a Cylon trap. Written by
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Did You Know?
President Adar says that the human civilization is approaching its seventh millennium, meaning that their recorded history is 7,000 years old. Much of their art and architecture mimics Ancient Egypt, whose civilization began in 3150 BC. This means that the Galactic humans predate Egyptians by several thousand years. See more
During the attack on the fleet, we hear a female voice say "Atlantia to all battlestars, we are under attack." After the Atlantia is destroyed, we hear the same woman saying "This is Acropolis. We're on fire. Request shuttles." See more
That woman is a member of the Otori Sect amongst the Gemonese. They don't believe in physical contact between genders except when sanctified by the priest during high worship of the sun storm, which comes once only every seven years.
No wonder those little buggers are such good card players.