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. However, Adama suspects a Cylon trap. Written by
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Ah, look at it this way, Boomer, this isn't the worst duty in the fleet, asking a lot of questions. I hear they're sending some poor guys from Beta section crawling around on the outside of an old skybus looking for a solium leak.
Hmm, wonder how they missed us for that detail?