Starbuck's unplanned double-date with Cassiopeia and Athena on the recently-reopened luxury liner Rising Star is interrupted when the Galactica picks up long-range transmission traffic indicting human life in a distant solar system on the other side of a vast asteroid dust field. Starbuck is recalled to duty to pilot the Starchaser, an up-powered reconnaissance viper denuded of weaponry and bearing a voice-activated computer - Computer, Oral Response Activated, known simply as CORA - that can handle the vast increase in performance in the new viper. Starbuck is enthralled by the new viper, but less enthusiastic about CORA, who bears a personality that grates on Starbucks nerves. Starbuck picks up two star-craft from hundreds of years vintage and in the process he is double-crossed and knocked unconscious by a smuggler of liquor. Starbuck later finds himself incarcerated on Proteus, a prison planetoid that is a surviving body from hundreds of such penal facilities scattered through the... Written by
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In a shot during the battle with the Cylon fighters, Starbuck is wearing his Colonial Viper helmet instead of his recon helmet. See more
Anyhow, look, it a may be a while before I get another chance to come back here for dinner. Eh... big mission coming up. You wouldn't happen to have a private dining room?
Lieutenant, private rooms are reserved 60 and 70 centares in advance.
[Starbuck slips him a golden cubit
Well, one can always make arrangements for a warrior on his last night.
I don't like the way he said that.