The Seraph youth Doctor Zee sees Commander Adama to explain that he is experiencing dreams. Adama shows no particular concern, but when Doctor Zee explains that his dream involves a mysterious Colonial warrior named Starbuck, Adama realizes there is something very real in Zee's dream. In the dream, the Colonial Fleet has come under unusually savage attack from Cylon raiders, and Starbuck's viper takes a grave hit, though he succeeds in shooting down a Cylon raider that loses power and crashes onto a nearby planet. Boomer tries to stay with Starbuck, but the Fleet is in such grave danger that Starbuck tells his close friend to save himself and the Fleet. As Starbuck's crippled viper drifts toward the nearby solar system, Boomer is driven to tears that his close friend will never be seen again, and after landing on the besieged Galactica pleads with Commander Adama to try and rescue Starbuck. But the Cylons have succeeded in annihilating much of the Fleet, and it is all Adama can do to ... Written by
Did You Know?
There are numerous fan fiction stories and fan edits of this episode that have a new ending of Starbuck modifying a Cylon Raider to enable him to leave the planet and return to the fleet. See more
Why didn't Starbuck just use the "Cylon Raider" to leave the planet after Cy and he destroyed the other Cylons?
Because it is known that it takes two people to fly a cylon raider. It's even said in the original 1978 series when Starbuck and Apollo had to infiltrate the basestar using Baltar's raider. See more
I may not find your incessant talk fascinating, but at least I don't walk off.
Did you say something, Cy?
No, of course not. What could I possibly say to you? I'm nothing but a machine.