Lacy is sent to Gemenon to join an STO training camp, but her flight gets hijacked along the way; the Willow clan becomes suspicious of Amanda; Joseph divulges a secret about the Ha'La'Tha that has ramifications for Sam and Daniel.
A conflict on Tauron spills over to Caprica, prompting Sam to send guns to his home world; Amanda infiltrates Clarice's home to find information on the STO and winds up in a clash with the head of the household; Daniel tries to recreate Zoe's avatar and learns just how much control the Ha'La'Tha have over Graystone Industries.
Daniel wages psychological warfare to flush out Zoe when he suspects her avatar is hiding in the Cylon; Joseph is guided to a nightclub in New Cap City that may lead him to Tamara; Vergis tries to drive a wedge between Amanda and Daniel. Emmanuelle: Leah Gibson.
Amanda has unsettling visions of her dead brother, and a dark secret from her past is revealed; Joseph recruits Heracles (Richard Harmon) to help him find his daughter in V-World's New Cap City; a romantic connection complicates Zoe's escape plans.
Joseph searches for Tamara in V-World; a rival makes Daniel an offer that could save Graystone Industries; Clarice befriends Amanda in a bid to acquire Zoe's avatar program; Lacy and Keon meet Barnabas Greely (James Marsters), who is a source of stress for Clarice. Tomas Vergis: John Pyper-Ferguson.
Amanda's public admission about Zoe's role in the bombing ignites a media backlash against the Graystones and creates tension for Lacy at school. Elsewhere, Sam and Joseph confront Daniel while Zoe plots her next move.
Zoe's avatar tries to adapt to her new life inside a robot's body while the Graystones and the Adamas cope with their losses. Elsewhere, Lacy dines with Sister Clarice, and young Will Adama spends some quality time with his shady uncle.
Conclusion. Set over 50 years before the reimagined "Battlestar Galactica" series, themes involving artificial intelligence, corporate responsibility and a tragedy that impacts the Graystone and Adama families play out in the series premiere.