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07Guess What’s Coming to Dinner?
U TUCH MY BABEEH!H!!!??
CUNTHEAD U GON DIE~~!
Baltar is right. Roslin sucks. She's off the deep end and Baltar, ex-president, one who spent time with Cylons, a center of a religion wonder: Gauis Baltar is speaking some truth. Roslin's myopic vision of the future is remarkably un-democratic compared with where she started. The forms of civilization they've held to so tightly are crumbling. Ladies and gentlemen of the jury: she's changed.
Adama once asked if they were worthy of survival. The measure of judgment was always how far they'd strayed from their original rules. And how very far has Roslin strayed. And if she turns out to be right, then how much will humanity have lowered itself? What will the cost of salvation be? If it comes.
It's worth repeating: Micheal Hogan, you are the man. Tigh, this episode, proves himself loyal and willing to risk inquisition of Cyloninity - in order to trust his gut, the way he always has. But not knowing what the result will be. Tigh remains in command, but haunted by his nature, unsure of how it causes him to be a changed man. And Hogan portrays all this with the look on his face.
Oh, and the finish of this episode! They go to the Hybrid (who I thought was dead, but oh no, that's okay, feel free to just make up whatever the frak you please). At the Hybrid, she's all like "
The textures, the moods, music, heightened drama, personal drama, unexpected twists, singing Felix close-up at the end. A crescendo of interweaving plots. Galactica at its finest, doing what it does best: Big resonant plots, smaller counter drama of the mythic lives that produce a melody that is a privilege to enjoy. Galactica: Proceed to Roxxor on With Coxx Out!
Who's next to join Kara and Baltar in the Opera House? Is mortality the key to evolution? Will being a Final Five be a sought after thing?