Earth 2010 - The Colonies of Kobol Reunited
by Matthew C. Manni
4000 years ago, a planet named Kobol was home to the thirteen tribes of humanity. In that time, the thirteenth tribe took to the stars for reasons long forgotten by the history scrolls. Their travels brought them to the third planet orbiting an immense star. This planet was Earth.
2000 years later the remaining 12 tribes abandoned Kobol to form twelve separate and sovereign colonies that existed until the Cylons launched their surprise mission of the total annihilation of the human race. A lone surviving military warship gathered the remnants of humanity totaling less than 50,000 and escaped the star system now controlled by the Cylons who ruthlessly pursue them.
This story takes place 6 months after the Battlestar GALACTICA leads a daring and successful assault on a lone Cylon outpost in an obscure system whose sinister mission was to launch a massive nuclear attack upon the fleet should they show themselves in that sector. There were other such outposts similarly armed with identical mission profiles.
FROM THE ADAMA JOURNALS:
“We are almost in our second year fleeing the....