Two successful ambushes set by the humans on New Caprica bring new hope to the colonists, but uncertainty remains among humans and Cylons alike. Time is running out, and Cylon leaders debate whether they should destroy the troublesome colony with a nuclear weapon.
Admiral Adama must launch his rescue attempt earlier than he’d expected— without Pegasus or Commander Lee Adama. As father and son say goodbye, they plan to meet at a rendezvous point in eighteen hours to celebrate the mission’s success. But they are also aware that they may never see each other again.