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So Say We All and millions of other books are available for site Kindle. From Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross, the bestselling authors of the definitive two-volume Star Trek oral history, The Fifty-Year Mission, comes the complete, uncensored, unauthorized oral history of. Battlestar Galactica, an original SCI FI Channel miniseries, electrified viewers and Book 1 of 4 in the Battlestar Galactica Reimagined Series . Edward Gross. I'm reviewing the first edition of this book, although I am aware there are .. Battlestar Galactica by Glen Larson and Robert Thurston is the first book in the.

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Ed Gross and Mark A. Altman, the authors of The Fifty Year Mission, have Oral History of Battlestar Galactica is available from Tor Books. Battlestar Galactica Classic (Battlestar Galactica, book 1) by Glen Larson and Robert Thurston - book ISBN: / (USA edition). Results 1 - 11 of 11 Released in , just as the Battlestar Galactica craze was waning, this hardback is the Authorised Edition of the movie. Yes, the movie.

Battlestar Galactica is an American science fiction media franchise created by Glen A. The franchise began with the original television series in and was followed by a short-run sequel series Galactica , a line of book adaptations, original novels, comic books, a board game, and video games. A re-imagined version of Battlestar Galactica aired as a two-part, three-hour miniseries developed by Ronald D. Moore and David Eick in That miniseries led to a weekly television series , which aired until A prequel series, Caprica , aired in All Battlestar Galactica productions share the premise that in a distant part of the universe, a human civilization has extended to a group of planets known as the Twelve Colonies, to which they have migrated from their ancestral homeworld of Kobol. The Twelve Colonies have been engaged in a lengthy war with a cybernetic race known as the Cylons , whose goal is the extermination of the human race. The Cylons offer peace to the humans, which proves to be a ruse. With the aid of a human named Baltar , the Cylons carry out a massive attack on the Twelve Colonies and on the Colonial Fleet of starships that protect them. These attacks devastate the Colonial Fleet, lay waste to the Colonies, and virtually destroy their populations.

Walter Simonson's Battlestar Galactica Art Edition commemorates the master draftsman's senses-shattering work on the Battlestar Galactica comic book series published by Marvel Comics from to Truly, the adventures of brash pilots Apollo and Starbuck were never so epic as they were under Simonson's skillful hand, as demonstrated in this gorgeous hardcover collection. Scanned in high-resolution color and printed at original size, the Battlestar Galactica Art Edition preserves every detail of the artist's meticulous skill and hard work, interpreted from scripts by contributing writers Roger McKenzie, Steven Grant, Bill Mantlo, Bob Layton, and Simonson himself!

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Hal Foster's Prince Valiant: Mark Schultz's Xenozoic Tales: Artist's Edition. The Illustrated Story. Ragnarok, Vol. The Lord of the Dead. Walter Simonson. Frank Miller's Sin City: Hard Goodbye Curator's Collection. It is implied that Cally and Prosna were a couple [25]. Commander Adama brought Chief Galen Tyrol onto Galactica at a time when no other commanding officer would because of a single mistake in the past that cost lives [26].

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More detail is given about the mining accident that destroyed Troy : Boomer recalls that a mining accident cracked the dome which was protecting the , inhabitants from the planet's toxic atmosphere; Boomer only survived because she was en route to Caprica at the time for her admissions interview at Colonial Academy [27]. This contradicts Boomer's statements in the Miniseries that Troy was destroyed when she was a little girl, and actually contradicts the beginning of the same paragraph on this page when Boomer says her parents died when she was little.

However, in " Downloaded " she says that her mother gave her present before she left for the Academy. Of course, Boomer was never a real person and her family was never real. The entire procedure of retracting the flight pods takes ten minutes and forty-three seconds. It is said that the planet Ragnar is in the same solar system as the Twelve Colonies [29]. New dialogue is added of Baltar confirming to Roslin that a planet-wide "nuclear winter" is setting in on Caprica and the other Colonies , rendering them uninhabitable [30].

When Boomer finds a ship named " Tauranian ", on-air it was only said that it would help the "thirsty" other ships in the Fleet, but here it is elaborated that it is a tylium refinery ship, and would sate the other ships' "thirst" for fuel, etc. Laura Roslin says that the population of the Twelve Colonies at the time of the Cylon Attack was 23 billion. An early draft of the Miniseries script had a line which was cut from the final version, which said the population was 12 billion.

The abandonment of the Botanical Cruiser and the non-FTL ships is shown from Cami 's perspective not that she dies; she just notices the other ships leaving.

Her doll's name is "Jeannie" [33]. Leoben Conoy claims to Adama that he is a " Gemenon theist " [34].

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Dualla is described as having "olive-toned" skin [35] , though usually in print this description is used for a "Mediterranean" complexion. Carver said that he actually struggled mightily to convey the ethnicity of certain characters without resorting to Earth-specific terms which do not apply because the Twelve Colonies are not in contact with or descended from Earth.

For example, at various times, Boomer is referred to as "Asian", or "Oriental", references meaningless in the Colonies. Sometimes he resorts to descriptive writing such as saying that she has epicanthal folds around her eyes. A new scene is added of Commander Adama struggling to walk back from his fight with Leoben Conoy to the other Galactica crewmen at the entrance to Ragnar station, and being found just as he collapses [36].

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A new scene is added where Billy Keikeya gives Roslin advice. Roslin recalls that she let the government personnel office pick Keikeya and thus hadn't met with him in person before he was hired, and that Keikeya won a "Siltzer Prize for writing a paper on Diplomacy and Leadership Models" [37].

Baltar recalls that he was actually given hair and skin samples from various people and briefly tested them. As spectrographic analysis yielded no results, he simply chose to lie about them. In the Miniseries it is somewhat implied that he didn't even perform such preliminary tests [38]. Brief new dialogue is added between Adama and Tigh, agreeing that Roslin is the lawful president and they should follow her orders [39].

Doral says that he is from "Moasis": on the Miniseries DVD, the subtitles for " Oasis " were incorrectly transcribed as "Moasis" it's really just that "from" ends with an "m" and slurs into "oasis" [40].

The Red Line is defined as the distance beyond which jump calculations are too uncertain, too risky for a single FTL jump [41]. This definition is also given in the original draft of the Miniseries and actually later confirmed as correct.

The Prolmar Sector is said to be roughly 30 light-years away from Ragnar [41]. Gaeta announces that 43 Vipers have returned aboard, not including the two that Apollo and Starbuck return in [42].

Main article: Battlestar Galactica TV miniseries Despite attempts to revive the series over the years, none came to fruition until it was reimagined in by Universal Television as Battlestar Galactica , a three-hour miniseries.

Moore and producer David Eick were the creative forces behind it. Starbuck and Boomer were now female characters, portrayed by Katee Sackhoff and Grace Park respectively. Continuing where the mini-series left off, the main cast all returned to reprise their roles.

Several new characters were introduced, and Richard Hatch , who played Captain Apollo in the s Battlestar Galactica TV series, also appeared in several episodes as Tom Zarek , a former political terrorist who later becomes part of the new Colonial government. An edited version of the pilot miniseries was aired on NBC on January 9, , five days before the Sci-Fi series premiere. NBC also aired three selected first-season episodes to promote the show in advance of the second-season premiere in July The series ran for four seasons between and The second season was split into two halves screened several months apart.

Due to production delays caused by the — Writers Guild strike , the fourth season was also split into two parts, with a seven-month hiatus in between. The series has won widespread critical acclaim among many mainstream non-SF-genre publications. Time [10] and New York Newsday [11] named it the best show on television in Razor is also the first two episodes of Season 4 though it chronicles events on Battlestar Pegasus in two time periods, both of which are "in the past" with respect to the Season 4 continuity.

The "present day" framing scenes are set during Lee Adama's command of the Pegasus in the latter half of Season 2, while "flashback" scenes depict Helena Cain 's command in the period between the Cylon attack shown in the mini-series and the reunion with the Galactica in the second season.

An expanded version of the movie was released on DVD on December 4, Main articles: Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance , Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks , and Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy The first set of webisodes were a series of shorts produced in to promote the third season of the re-imagined show. Made as an "optional extra" to Season 3, the webisodes filled in some of the events between the second and third seasons and featured some of the main cast, though did not reveal what would happen in the beginning of Season 3, nor was viewing them essential to follow the story of the third season.

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