The series is set during the final stages of the First Cylon War. It focuses on a younger William "Husker" Adama in his fighter pilot days aboard Galactica while on an important mission to uncover the Cylons' “super weapon” on a mysterious icy planet.
The webisode series starts on the 4,571st day of the war (about 40 years before the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Kobol). While Galactica is fighting Cylon threats, Adama faces his own problems when he discovers his lover has been gravely injured after her raptor is attacked by the Cylons. Adama soon finds himself swung into action shooting down Cylon raiders, but after a head-on collision with a raider, ejects and lands on the nearby planet, only to be confronted by the unexpected reality of what the Cylons have been working on.
Day 4,571 Wayne Rose Michael Taylor October 5, 2007
A young William Adama, on Galactica, speculates with a close fellow fighter pilot about the ship’s current mission.
The Hangar Wayne Rose Michael Taylor October 12, 2007
Adama recognises a familiar face amongst some wounded in the midst of “Operation Raptor Talon”.
Operation Raptor Talon Félix Enríquez Alcalá Michael Taylor October 19, 2007
While Columbia and a Cylon Basestar battle above an icy planet, Adama’s squadron battle the Cylon Raiders. As the fight draws to a close with Columbia's destruction, Adama, as an impulsive response for revenge, blindly follows two of the Raiders into the planet’s atmosphere.
Free Fall Félix Enríquez Alcalá Michael Taylor October 26, 2007
As Adama freefalls through the planet’s atmosphere, he finds himself in an awkward position as he encounters a Cylon Centurion.
The Lab Félix Enríquez Alcalá Michael Taylor November 2, 2007
Adama begins to investigate the mysterious building on the planet’s surface only to inadvertently discover the remnants of Cylon’s violent experiments with humans.
Survivors Félix Enríquez Alcalá Michael Taylor November 9, 2007
Several live humans are discovered in a vault-like room while the sudden vibrations of a Cylon ship can be heard. Adama is faced with a difficult decision of saving himself or rescuing the trapped captives.
Escape Félix Enríquez Alcalá Michael Taylor November 16, 2007
The Cylon ship on the planet takes off with haste as Adama makes contact with Galactica only to find out an armistice had been signed between the Humans and Cylons.