"Dreams of the Thirteenth" Part 1
Battlestar Galactica #7 (Dynamite)
Written by Dan Abnett
Illustrated by Dietrich O. Smith
Cover by Colton Worley
Members of the fleet begin having dreams of
a shining blue planet.
As the fleet cautiously feels its way
through the quantum storm, many members of
the fleet begin having dreams of a shining blue planet they
believe to be Earth. And they believe the planet lies within the
storm zone. A debate begins as to whether the dreams are
dangerous and whether the fleet should turn back. But Commander
Adama reveals he is also having the dreams and believes the
fleet should press on and search for Earth in the storm zone.
CONTINUED IN BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
Notes from the BSG Chronology
As the story opens, the fleet is continuing to fly through the
quantum storm it entered in "Red Shift".
The character of Xam was introduced in
"Red Shift", but there he had a full
head of hair and a mustache. Here, he is mostly bald and has a full
beard. And in issues following this one, he's back to hair and
On page 6, Colonel Tigh reports that the Ariadna is
still ailing and falling behind the rest of the fleet, but he
wants to keep nursing her along. The
Ariadna was introduced in
Commander Adama remarks that the fleet has had problems with
energon overcharge and void-lightning since entering the quantum
storm. This also occurred to the Vipers that scouted the storm
On page 12, Xam remarks that he can strip down the tylium
energizer on a Starhound in six minutes. Shouldn't
Xam have said "centons" instead of "minutes"? Starhound
was the term used to describe the type of Vipers carried by
battlestars in the book preview given in the first edition of
the novelization of the 3-hour pilot episode of the TV series.
On page 15, panel 1, the Galactica nameplate is missing
from the exterior of the launch bay.
In panel 2 of page 15, a danger emblem not normally seen on
Vipers is depicted just below the canopy sealing of Starbuck's
This issue reveals that the Viper pilot introduced in
"Red Shift" as Hightail is also
known by the nickname 'Tailstar.
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