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
We're all out of mushies, I'm sorry.
I don't mind, the protein's just fine.
[takes a sip of the protein
Ach, this stuff's only a yahren old.
Well, I think it has the right effect.
So I see.
Lieutenant Starbuck, report to Battlestar Galactica, flight deck blue.