Samuel Anders is a fictional male Cylon (2003) pilot in the Battlestar Galactica series. The character was portrayed on screen by Michael Trucco. His allegiance / loyalty is to The Battlestar Galactica. Samuel Anders is a Pyramid Player for Caprica City Buccaneers. Pyramid is the main sport on the twelve colonies and the sport has featured in both the original and the re-imagined series. When the Cylons attacked, his team were practising at their camp outside the city limits. After Caprica City was attacked, they stayed at their base camp and launched raiding parties on the occupying Cylon forces.
When Lt. Kara Thrace ( Starbuck ) returned to Caprica to get the Arrow of Apollo, Starbuck is captured along with Lt. Helo and a Lt. Sharon Valerii clone by a group of Resistance fighters. It is at that point in the second series that Samuel is introduced to the cast.
Its not immediately apparent that there is any romance between Starbuck and Anders, the romance comes all at once. After Starbuck has shared an intimate night with Capt. Lee Adama ( Apollo ) on the planet of New Caprica, Starbuck and Anders get married.
When Samuel Anders hears a voice, he follows it and discovers along with Cpl. Galen Tyrol, Colonel Saul Tigh and Tory Foster that they are all Cylons. The four unknown models plan to keep their identities a secret.
The secret is revealed when an unboxed - D'anna Briers threatens to destroy the Galactica unless the unknown models reveal themselves. When the threat comes, Col. Saul Tigh reveals to his old friend Commander William Adama that he is a Cylon along with the other members of the group.
Samuel Anders was a technology expert who with his colleague on Earth was transported to the twelve colonies and inserted to live amongst the people. His memory and along with his colleagues were wiped so that they didn't know who they were. Their memory would eventually come back in stages.
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