There's that foxhole silence on Caprica, soldiers staring, a casualty lying on the ground at Anders's feet. Starbuck looks out at nothing through her viewfinder. Anders slumps, waking himself up, and wonders what the hell the onslaught's been doing for the last eighteen hours. That's a long time to be afraid and exhausted and prepared to shoot your lover. "They're up to something," Starbuck says, all cold and empty. "What are we up to?" Anders asks. "Got any brilliant ideas in that military brain of yours?" Starbuck doesn't move: "Do the same thing we always do. Fight 'em till we can't." I hate this. I can't stand to see anybody caged. Sharon, Gina, our guys here. Cain. Roslin. Sharon and Helo consider Starbuck, and Helo approaches, asking for the next move. Starbuck orders a recon crew, and everybody assembles. They move out in formation, thumbs up on all points, and Starbuck moves down to the line: "They're gone. They just left." Behind them appears a priest -- who's been with the Resistance, although we don't know that, and the actors all accidentally act like they're more surprised than they should be, because he starts yelling. "Thank the Gods! It's a miracle!" It's Brother Cavil, last seen counseling Chief Tyrol on getting his shit together, and he removes his hat and begins to pray. As the Resistance and rescue party assume prayer stance, Sharon considers him, looks shifty, and looks at Starbuck, but can't meet her eyes. "Lords of Kobol, we trust in your benevolence and praise your righteousness..."
Episode Report CardJacob Clifton: A+ | 1368 USERS: B-
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