After the disappointment of finding Earth is a wasteland, the crews of both the Battlestar Galactica and the damaged Cylon Basestar try to make the best of what they can. The planet has been destroyed in a nuclear apocalypse, the water is unsafe to drink deduced by Dr. Gaius Baltar. The destruction of the planet occurred two thousand years ago.
After such a rousing speed to the Quorum of the Twelve, Lee Adama takes his wife Petty Officer Dualla back to the quarters. After Lt. Felix Gaeta leaves the room, Dualla shoots herself in the head, depressed to know that their journey has come to nothing and that the planet is a wasteland.
Commander William Adama confronts Col. Saul Tigh once more over the revelation that Tigh is a Cylon. William challenges Saul to shoot him but Saul is unable to bring himself to it.
Lt. Kara Thrace ( starbuck ) goes wandering off from the planet with Cylon Leoben Conoy. After they trek for a distance, they come across a damaged vehicle. Leoben looks nervous and when she looks at the dead persons tag, it has her name. Is Kara Thrace an unknown Cylon.
Whilst on the planet, Cpl. Tyrol and fellow Cylons, Tory Foster and Pilot Samuel Anders have visions of life before the Apocalypse. They believe they lived on this planets thousands of years ago. Tyrol has a vision that he is walking through a marketplace. Later, Saul Tigh walks into the water and has a vision of his past and sees his wife Ellen Tigh and realises that Ellen is the last remaining Cylon to be revealed.
Commander Adama decides to take the fleet to another star and makes plans for a jump. He chooses a star which could hold an inhabital planet round it.
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