e g r e g o r e s

"Graciously bestow upon all men felicity, the summit of which is the knowledge of the Gods." [Julian, Oration to the Mother of the Gods]

Alchemy, the Aeneid, and Battlestar Galactica

“You are the harbinger of death, Kara Thrace. You will lead them all to their end.”
The Hybrid to Starbuck

“The way to Hades is easy; night and day lie open the gates of death’s dark kingdom: but to retrace your steps, to find the way back to daylight—that is the task.”
The Sibyl to Aeneas

Calcinatio
Destruction of the Colonies/Fall of Troy

Solutio
The initial wanderings of the refugees in their ships

Coagulatio
New Caprica/Carthage

Sublimatio
Leaving New Caprica/Carthage

Mortificatio
Death of Kara Thrace/Aeneas’ journey to the Underworld

Separatio
Divisions among humans and Cylons/War between Trojans and Latins

Coniunctio
Final reconciliation of humans and Cylons/Reconciliation of Trojans and Latins

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