Season 1 Episode 1

The Gathering Storm

Aired Unknown Sep 10, 1994 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • Contrary to what Rachel says, shooting at a Jumpship is not a violation of the Ares Conventions; it was simply an unwritten rule followed after the First Succession War to keep space travel from becoming impossible for everyone.

    • When Stiener Ejects he says (seemingly to himself) "Whatever you are It's gonna take a lot more than that to conquer
      summerset" to which Nicholai Answers. Is he on a communication chanel with
      the clan in the escape pod?

  • Quotes

    • (as the Katana is being attacked)
      Adam: Time to choose sides, Captain-san. Are you with us or not?
      Fredstat: I am rather partial to surviving…

    • (after the jump to the Hamilton system)
      Rachel: Ugh… I think I left my stomach behind.

    • (while slapping cuffs on Captain Fredstat)
      Hawkins: Ohayou, Captain. And please… enjoy your stay in the Federated Commonwealth.

    • (Hawkins is leading a boarding action against a Draconis Combine smuggling ship)
      Zack Hawkins: Konichi-wa, Kurita creeps!

    • (after Kylie has been slaughtered in a simulator battle)
      Kiely: Guess I didn't pass, huh Major Stiener?
      Adam Stiener: How can I pass you if you don't stay alive, Kiely?

    • Nicolai Malthus: You dare to refuse my batchall?!
      Andrew Steiner: Refuse your what?

  • Notes

  • Allusions