Who / What is Kara Thrace?

Discussion in 'Battlestar Galactica & Caprica' started by Twilight, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. Robert Maxwell

    Robert Maxwell Comfortably Numb Premium Member

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    So, now it turns out all the people who claimed RDM was lying when he said Starbuck was dead actually were wrong!
     
  2. WeAreTheBorg

    WeAreTheBorg Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Well we've known that since "Sometimes a Great Notion"
     
  3. WeAreTheBorg

    WeAreTheBorg Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Not so fast. The dying leader suffered from a wasting disease according to the prophecy. And she saw the 12 snakes etc. It's still Roslin.

    Although... it did also say she wouldn't live to see the promised land. But close enough.
     
  4. Chess Piece Face

    Chess Piece Face Commodore Commodore

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    So if Starbuck is an angel or agent of God - why did she freak out so hard to get the ship to stop moving away from Earth 1? Why did they have to go to Earth 1 at all?

    I ask because if she knew the coordinates to jump to Earth 2 all along, and since nothing really happened on Earth 1 once they found it...I mean, they really did just leave it...then why did she bother with Earth 1 at all?

    Why wasn't her viper on Earth 2? It doesn't make sense at all, other than to trick the viewer or show where the final five lived.

    But from an angel with a mission standpoint - why is she not going straight to earth 2?
     
  5. Brent

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    she didn't know all along, she had to figure it out too, think of it as if the God recreates a new Kara body, downloads her memories into it, and with a gentle push puts her on her way to discovering the truths for herself
     
  6. Kelso

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    They're visit to the Cylon-Earth was a turning point for the fragile Human/Cylon alliance... they started working together to find a new home.
     
  7. USS Gettysburg

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    (Post dead Kara) Kara was part of perfection. She was the beauty of physics and wonder of mathematics. She was what Anders wanted to be connected to. My guess.
     
  8. Chess Piece Face

    Chess Piece Face Commodore Commodore

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    I've got it! The way she disappeared Kara Thrace is/was The Batman.
     
  9. Chess Piece Face

    Chess Piece Face Commodore Commodore

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    Yeah, makes sense. I guess you have to buy into the whole God explanation all the way or else it starts to fall apart.
     
  10. Dorian Thompson

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    I like this explanation.
     
  11. nx1701g

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  12. Agent Richard07

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    She didn't make it to the place Bill promised they'd land at. :p
     
  13. rafterman1701

    rafterman1701 Commodore Commodore

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    I consider her to be much like Cordy in Angel's fifth season. An angel who had one job to do and she did it. Different from the other two, but who cares about the specifics. I didn't want some technobabble to explain this. It was great.
     
  14. bryce

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    ^Yeah, that was one of the things I did actually like the resolution to.
     
  15. Klaitu

    Klaitu Commodore Commodore

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    She didn't. She died before Adama got her to the promised land.
     
  16. Lookingglassman

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    I figure she was an angel. A sleeping around, drunk, fighting angel, but one nonetheless!
     
  17. Knucles2

    Knucles2 Commodore Commodore

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    This little exchange between Adama And Kara at the end got me a little misty...

    "Kara, what do you hear?"
    "Nothing but the rain, Sir!"
    "Pack up the gun and bring in the cat..."

    The circle is complete.

    I'll miss Kara Thrace and I'll miss The Best Frakkin' Show on TV :D
     
  18. Kirkunit

    Kirkunit Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Since Starbuck was unafraid to die, I think her destiny WAS to die in the Maelstrom and come back to lead the fleet to their doom -- in this case the doomed Earth. Seeing this Earth, of course, was the catalyst that broke the cycle of "this will all happen again." It then took the cooperation (and copulation!) of the humans and cylons to find the good Earth. If they couldn't find a way to live together, then maybe they didn't deserve to survive.
     
  19. Dar70

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    I was thinking she was the ancestor of the Flash. But Batman works.:lol:
     
  20. CaptainHarlock

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    * Maybe they are old cylons who became the perfect machine - god.