This episode takes us back to the time when Lee Adama was commanding the Pegasus. We are introduced to Kendra Shaw, acting 2nd in command on the Pegasus.
1 raptor has gone missing and a rescue mission is launched to recover it. We see Kendra's arrival on the Pegasus just before the first cylon attack and her rise through the ranks in the aftermath of the attack. She had to make tough descisions to ensure the survival of the BSG, following Admiral Cain's lead.