Silver Spar Squadron is overtaken by a Ship of Lights and subsequently disappears. Investigating a red planet, Apollo, Starbuck and Sheba find a crashed starship and a lone survivor, the mysterious Count Iblis. After Sheba takes him on a tour of the Galactica and other ships in the fleet, the charismatic Count offers to perform three miracles of the Colonial's choosing if they will surrender leadership of the fleet to him. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
In the Battlestar Galactica book, Armageddon, author Richard Hatch
(who played Apollo in the series) related that the ships of light were the creation of the 13th Tribe. See more
According to dialog, four Viper pilots have disappeared. Yet in the opening scenes we see five of them (stock footage from earlier episodes) See more
[about Count Iblis
Likeabale, but a little on the loony side
Maybe, maybe not.
Edited from Silent Running