On a night off, Apollo takes Starbuck, Cassiopeia, and Sheba to one of the least-explored areas of the Galactica - the last of the ancient battlestar's astro-navigational domes, an area Apollo has been repairing in his spare time as relaxation and as an outlet for his passion for deep-star exploration. The dome's scanner is set for long-range communication, and to their surprise they receive a signal, an image of an ancient spacecraft similar to what the Colonies once flew. After showing the signal to Boomer and Commander Adama, they are sent on a long-range Viper patrol to a distant solar system on the transmission's line - and to their horror they discover a Cylon basestar orbiting one of the system's planets in its search for the Colonial Fleet. They escape to the Galactica undetected, and Adama considers avoiding the system, but then decides that he's tired of running and begins preparation to attack the basestar. Apollo recommends infiltrating the basestar to cripple its ... Written by
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The laser fire of the Vipers makes a different sound than they do in the rest of the series. See more
As Starbuck and Apollo are landing the Cylon fighter on the Galactica, it is obviously borrowed footage from the previous episode "Take the Celestra." We can see them both wearing the head communicators, which of course, neither of them are wearing on the Cylon fighter. See more
[Baltar has just bartered his knowledge of the Cylons in exchange for freedom
Apollo, Starbuck, see you soon.
[Apollo and Starbuck are taken aback by Baltar's response, but proceed to begin their mission
If they don't succeed, I die too.