Hey guys, just finished boot camp and decided to catch up asap... That means watching entire Daybreak. I suppose the forum regulars know me already as a big fan of BSG, and you know I'm not just trolling.
I've watched Daybreak as a whole, over 2+ hours. The first part of the finale prepares very well for the big showdown, with the second part getting right on buisness very quickly. The action was amazing! Just like I expected, an amazing epic battle with beautiful graphics. I enjoyed every moment of it, reaching up to the climax of Kara and 'All Along The Watchtower' in the background.
And then... Seriously, I'm just sad. 30 minutes of the back of my mind repeating the phrase 'WTF'. I had a hard time figuring which way the wind was going in the forum, but I just have to express my thoughts and hopefuly know it wasn't just me.
The loose ends were handled in a very, VERY bad way. I'm still not sure I wasn't watching some fake minutes someone made up. What the hell is that poor cliche of settling OUR Earth in the past? 38 thousand people spread all over the planet without anything... Not very convincing, despite everything they have been through. "We were surprised everyone agreed" and so was I. Everyone getting a happy ending, Roslin reaching the promised land (Prophecies these days... Just so unbelieveable)... Where's the dark and sad theme of BSG? Did it go on a tour abroad without telling anyone?
The final scene... I felt like a fool. It made the series look like a fool. I mean, COME ON! You're ruining the whole concept of a far away universe, either in distance or time... Hera ended up being merely making a coincidence, not a real catalyst. Kara disappearing? Why not google up the worst cliches and solutions possible, copy/paste them into our (or at least mine) favourite show and see what happens.
I don't know what else to say guys... But those 30 minutes entered my personal hall of shame.
/Written with tears