A year has elapsed since the Galactica began the voyage of the fugitive Colonial Fleet on their quest for the mythical planet Earth, and fleet wide supplies of fuel are now critically low, to the point where the civilian fleet must shut down ship thrusters and coast through space. Patrolling well ahead of the Fleet, Captain Apollo and Lieutenant Starbuck come under fire - but after a prolonged pursuit their attackers turn out to be Colonial Vipers! These Vipers are flown by Lieutenants Sheba and Bojay, ace pilots from the battlestar Pegasus, a battlestar thought destroyed two years earlier in the Cylon empire's conquest of the allied human world Molecay. Apollo and Starbuck are flown to the Pegasus and meet its legendary commander, Cain. Eventually, the Pegasus reaches a rendezvous with the Galactica and Cain, greeted as a conquering hero for returning from the dead as well as for returning Apollo and Starbuck alive and well, informs Commander Adama about Gomoray, the capital planet ... Written by
Did You Know?
In the early scenes, five Battlestars appear, although only two are clearly named: the Galactica and Atlantia. Faint background radio voices can be heard identifying the other three - Pacifica, Triton, and Acropolis. In "The Living Legend" a sixth battlestar, Pegasus, is named. The other six remained unnamed. See more
In "The Living Legend Part 1", the first few laser bolts fired by Sheba are blue, instead of the more usual orange. (This view was originally of two Vipers under fire from CYLON fighters.) See more
[on board a command-class Cylon raider, Baltar witnesses as full-scale battle is joined between the Galactica and his own overwhelming phalanx of Cylon attack craft
This time, the Galactica hasn't a chance. Concentrate our fighters on the Galactica's landing bays! Her warriors won't be able to refuel, reload or land!
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