On a night off, Apollo takes Starbuck, Cassiopeia, and Sheba to one of the least-explored areas of the Galactica - the last of the ancient battlestar's astro-navigational domes, an area Apollo has been repairing in his spare time as relaxation and as an outlet for his passion for deep-star exploration. The dome's scanner is set for long-range communication, and to their surprise they receive a signal, an image of an ancient spacecraft similar to what the Colonies once flew. After showing the signal to Boomer and Commander Adama, they are sent on a long-range Viper patrol to a distant solar system on the transmission's line - and to their horror they discover a Cylon basestar orbiting one of the system's planets in its search for the Colonial Fleet. They escape to the Galactica undetected, and Adama considers avoiding the system, but then decides that he's tired of running and begins preparation to attack the basestar. Apollo recommends infiltrating the basestar to cripple its ...
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And when am I to be set free?
After the basestar has been destroyed.
What if they destroy you? And me along with you?
Then that's the risk you'll have to take.
[Baltar realizes that Adama intends to keep him on the Galactica when she engages a Cylon basestar
Do we have an agreement?
[reluctantly, Baltar shakes Adama's hand in agreement
Let's Go Home
End Title" (uncredited)
Composed and Conducted by Stu Phillips
Performed by The Los Angeles Philharmonic See more