Lt. Athena is a fictional female Kobolian in the Battlestar Galactica series. The character was portrayed on screen by Maren Jenson. Her allegiance / loyalty is to The Battlestar Galactica. Lt. Athena was a character in the original television series but there was no direct new character in the re-imagined series. Later in the re-imagined series when the Lt. Sharon Valerii ( Boomer )Cylon clone who helped Lt. Helo survive on Caprica comes onboard the Galactica, the Cylon is given the name Athena so to differentiate the two.
Athena is the daughter of Commander Adama and the sister of Capt. Apollo. At the start of the series, she works on the bridge but later moves to working at a teacher. Lt. Starbuck is Athena's boyfriend but later on when Starbuck becomes romantically involved with Cassiopeia, Athena backs away.
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