The Prez and Billy pedeconference. Billy asks if there's something he should be worried about. I assume he means something new, because, look around you, Billy. He clarifies that he's asking about the look on her face. The Prez says, "Not now." He shouldn't worry right now, or she doesn't have a look right now, or she doesn't want to talk about it right now? I think it's best to be very clear with Billy.
Flight deck. Starbuck's bossing the crew around as they scramble to work on the Raptor. Apollo loudly calls her to attention, and she swigs from a bottle and ignores him. I'm not clear on whether the bottle contains booze or just water, but Apollo grabs it and snaps, "Lieutenant Thrace, I gave you a command. You will obey it. Attention!" She wheels to face him. Apollo shouts that she is not supposed to take her "harebrained ideas" to the XO without going through him, and asks if she understands. Starbuck yessirs. Apollo chills for a second and puts her at ease before asking in a fairly calm tone of voice what her plan is. Starbuck says she's putting an autopilot aboard the Raider. She'll fly it to the Basestar, turn the autopilot on, "punch out," and get picked up by a Raptor. Apollo fills in the rest: the Raider's iSpy will get it picked up by the Basestar, and then the nuke goes off. Starbuck sums things up: "Boom, Sir." Heh. Apollo agrees that it might work, but it also might get Starbuck killed. She asks, "Would you miss me, Sir?" I cringe a little at the neediness, but she says it with absolutely no affect, which makes it easier to take. Apollo harrumphs that he needs every pilot, "even the screw-ups." He shoves the bottle back into her hand, and stomps off. Starbuck stares after him and looks annoyed for a second, but then calls, "Captain!" Apollo stops and turns. Starbuck says, "I'm really sorry." Apollo stares at her, then continues on his way.
Colonial One. Billy lectures the Prez that she's going to risk everything they've accomplished. Before she can ask, "Whaddya mean 'we,' paleface?" he says, "It will probably bring down the government and you don't have a right to risk that for a --" He trails off, and the Prez asks him to finish his thought. Billy shrugs, "For a drug-induced vision of prophecy." The Prez agrees, and then says, "But it would seem that the gods have a different plan." She asks him to get Starbuck. Billy starts to exit, but then offers to get the Prez more water. Aw. It's nice to show that he disagrees with what she's going to do, but still cares for her personally.