The final episode of Battlestar Galactica airs on Friday night. Heading into the series finale, Admiral Adama and his band of brothers are mounting a suicide mission into the enemy’s black hole lair to rescue little Hera, the half-human half-Cylon hope for the future, from the evil Cylons. There are just two hours left and creator Ron Moore has a track record of shocking fans with unexpected plot twists.
So how will it end?
After years devoted to picking apart every nuance and analogy, here’s my theory, based on no inside knowledge: they mount a successful, albeit very bloody, rescue mission for Hera. The bad Cylons die. The humans and good Cylons settle on the only inhabitable planet they know—Cobol. But eventually tensions build and everyone leaves; the humans form another 12 colonies and the Cylons head out on their own. “All this has happened before and will happen again.”
Then there’s the tongue-in-cheek prediction from Luiza Ch. Savage, our Washington bureau chief: “They all get sucked into the black hole. The end.”
What do you think?