KRAD has tackled a vast canvas with a ton of potential, juggling so many balls that it's amazing that he doesn't drop any. The crew of the Aventine deserves their own separate series and President Nan Bacco is still one of my favorite "book only" characters. If they ever do another Star Trek series, I hope they look into casting her role. If Articles of the Federation paid homage to the television series The West Wing, then A Singular Destiny is a tribute to the new Battlestar Galactica. In one word, WOW.