The Cylons, who developed human-form models, launch a massive attack against the humans and The Twelve Colonies are destroyed. Commander Adama of the BSG and President Laura lead 47,000 survivors on a desperate search for the fabled 13th Colony - Earth. With a focus on tough political, philosophical and religious issues, this intense tale has realistic and not always perfect characters.
Dualla's father thought that her enlistment in the Colonial Fleet Reserve was crazy, and he viewed the military as a joke. She signed up anyway because she "wanted to believe in something." This rift with her father would continue throughout her service and the last time they spoke they got in a heated argument; three weeks later the Cylons attacked, and Dualla never got a chance to reconcile with him (Final Cut). His rejection of her career choice stems from traditional Sagittaron beliefs in pacifism, which Dualla does not share (The Woman King).
At the time of the Cylon attack she monitors Colonial Fleet communications traffic. Dualla is among the first to notice the unusually high levels of shipboard malfunctions and failures aboard other battlestars (Miniseries).
After the Fleet's initial escape and pursuit by the Cylons, Dualla coordinates Fleet activities such as FTL jumps with Tactical Officer Felix Gaeta. In this responsibility, she discovers that the Olympic Carrier fails to jump with the fleet after yet another jump.
Due to his attraction to Dualla, presidential aide Billy Keikeya "volunteers" her to join an off-ship mission to the Astral Queen (Bastille Day). Led by Captain Lee Adama, the mission is to attempt enlistment of prisoners aboard the Astral Queen in resupplying Galactica with water following an act of sabotage (Water). During the mission, the team is taken hostage by prisoners during a jail break lead by fellow Sagittaron and political agitator Tom Zarek.
Freed without personal harm during this situation, Dualla returns Billy Keikeya's affections, and they date during off-duty periods (Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down).
When a party of Cylons boards the Galactica, Dualla suffers a concussion, but survives the engagement (Valley of Darkness). Later, Dualla aids in Laura Roslin's escape from Galactica after the President's arrest by covering up the tracks of their secret communications coordinating their movements in the Fleet, and getting Colonel Tigh to sign permission to close off a causeway which they use as an escape route. At this time, Dualla seems to take a greater personal interest in Apollo (Resistance).
Dualla is assigned to give D'Anna Biers a tour around the battlestar as part of Biers' documentary of the ship (Final Cut). Lee Adama seems to return Dualla's personal attraction during a sparring exercise with the petty officer (Flight of the Phoenix).
Dualla's avionics training helps in building a stable communications package for the experimental Blackbird fighter (Flight of the Phoenix).
Keikeya, apparently attempting to solidify his relationship with the petty officer, proposes to Dualla, but she refuses. Keikeya later sees Dualla with Lee Adama on Cloud 9 and accuses her of leading him on. Shortly after Keikeya's accusation, four terrorists commandeer the lounge and its occupants and demand the surrender of Sharon Valerii. When a ruse by Admiral William Adama is discovered, the leader of the the terrorists orders Dualla's death. Keikeya intervenes and manages to shoot one of the terrorists, but Keikeya is also fatally wounded. In the same battle, Lee Adama is left severely wounded from a friendly-fire incident during an ill-fated reconnaissance by Kara Thrace. Dualla promises to watch over Lee Adama until he recovers in sickbay. When he finally regained consciousness, Dualla was so happy that neither of them noticed Thrace leaving the sickbay with a heartbroken expression (Sacrifice).
A few months later, still involved with Apollo, Dualla assists in the counting of ballots for the Presidential election. Dualla conspires with Tory Foster and Saul Tigh to rig the election in Roslin's favor, indicating that she comprehends the disaster that would follow if Gaius Baltar is elected. Though the plot initially succeeds, Lt. Gaeta's curiosity leads to Admiral Adama's discovery of the duplicity.
Petty Officer Anastasia Dualla Photos
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