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The [[Cylons (RDM)|Cylon]] '''Resurrection Hub''' is a space-borne facility that coordinates the [[Resurrection (RDM)|resurrection process]] among all of the Cylon [[Resurrection Ship|resurrection ships]] and downloading facilities, with what appears to be a substantial operational range between itself and the rest of the Cylon fleet. It was designed by the [[Final Five]] {{TRS|No Exit}}.
  
The [[Cylons (RDM)|Cylon]] '''Resurrection Hub''' is a space-borne facility which coordinates the [[Resurrection (RDM)|resurrection process]] among all of the Cylon [[Resurrection Ship|resurrection ships]] and downloading facilities, with what appears to be a substantial operational range between itself and the rest of the Cylon fleet. Additionally, the hub itself functions as a resurrection facility, containing [[resurrection tank]]s and a large number of spare bodies. As the control center of all resurrections, it is vital to Cylon society. As a safeguard, the Hub periodically jumps to new locations and relays its position to the baseships' [[Hybrid]]s once completed. The Resurrection Hub is also where [[Boxing|boxed]] Cylon consciousnesses are stored. Given that the Hub survives until season 4 but several Cylons such as [[Gina]] face permanent death in the absence of a Resurrection Ship before this, this suggests that the Resurrection Ships act as a kind of 'booster' for the Hub's downloading effect, and the Hub's range and ability to download Cylon's consciousnesses on its own is not indefinite, (otherwise no Cylon would have died permanently before this point).
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Additionally, the Hub itself functions as a resurrection facility, containing [[resurrection tank]]s and a large number of spare bodies. As the control center of all resurrections, it is vital to Cylon society. As a safeguard, the Hub periodically jumps to new locations and relays its position to the baseships' [[Hybrid]]s once completed. The Resurrection Hub is also where [[Boxing|boxed]] Cylon consciousnesses are stored.
  
At the start of the [[Cylon Civil War]], [[Natalie]] plans to unbox [[D'Anna Biers]] in the hopes of learning the identities of the [[Final Five]] ([[The Ties That Bind]]). However, the [[Cavil]] faction retains possession of the Hub. When ''[[Demetrius]]'' returns to the human fleet with the renegade [[Basestar (RDM)|basestar]], Natalie offers Admiral [[William Adama|Adama]] and President [[Laura Roslin|Roslin]] the chance to destroy the Hub in return for their help unboxing D'Anna. Before the plan is carried out, however, Natalie is shot by [[Sharon Agathon]] and the basestar jumps away when Roslin, determined to get some answers about her visions, has the Hybrid reconnected ([[Guess What's Coming To Dinner]]).
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The fact that several Cylons such as [[Gina Inviere]] face permanent death in the absence of a Resurrection Ship before the Hub's destruction, suggests that the Resurrection Ships act as a kind of "booster" for the Hub's downloading effect, and the Hub's range and ability to download Cylons' consciousnesses on its own is limited; otherwise, no Cylon would have died permanently before this point. Indeed, after obtaining information from Inviere, [[Gaius Baltar]] stated that the Resurrection Ships were created for the purpose of extending the range of the normal downloading process {{TRS|Resurrection Ship, Part I}}.
  
The Hybrid follows the Hub, jumping ever closer to it, and eventually catches up. In the ensuing [[Battle of the Resurrection Hub]], an uneasy alliance between Cylons and Colonials attacks the hub, with rebel humanoid Cylon pilots towing powered-down Colonial Vipers behind [[Heavy Raider|Heavy Raiders]] in order to conceal them. Once untethered, the Vipers attack the Hub's FTL drives, stranding it. As the rebel baseship and Heavy Raiders engage the two defending baseships, Karl Agathon and a Number Eight board the Hub to retrieve the unboxed D'Anna. Once their Raptor clears the Hub, the Vipers fire nuclear missiles, destroying the Hub and at least one of the nearby basestars ([[The Hub]]).
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At the start of the [[Cylon Civil War]], the Cylon [[Natalie Faust]] plans to unbox [[Number Three (Downloaded copy)|D'Anna Biers]] in the hopes of learning the identities of the [[Final Five]] {{TRS|The Ties That Bind}}. However, the [[Cavil]] faction retains possession of the Hub. When ''[[Demetrius]]'' returns to the [[The Fleet (RDM)|Fleet]] with the renegade [[Basestar (RDM)|baseship]], Faust offers Admiral [[William Adama|Adama]] and President [[Laura Roslin|Roslin]] the chance to destroy the Hub in return for their help unboxing D'Anna. Before the plan is carried out, Natalie is shot by [[Sharon Agathon]] and the basestar jumps after Roslin, determined to get some answers about her visions, has the Hybrid reconnected ([[TRS]]: "[[Guess What's Coming to Dinner?]]").
  
With its destruction, Cylon resurrection is now lost and all Cylons become mortal<ref>It seems improbable that the Resurrection Hub can be replaced. In her conversations with the [[The Fleet (RDM)|Fleet]]'s leadership and the [[Quorum of Twelve (RDM)|Quorum]] in "[[Guess What's Coming To Dinner?]]", Natalie implies that the Hub cannot be reconstructed. Furthermore, if the Hub were reproducible, there would be redundant Hubs elsewhere.</ref>.
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The Hybrid follows the Hub, jumping ever closer to it, and eventually catches up. In the ensuing [[Battle of the Resurrection Hub]], an uneasy alliance of Cylons and Colonials attack the Hub, with rebel humanoid Cylon pilots towing powered-down Colonial Vipers behind [[Heavy Raider]]s in order to conceal them. Once untethered, the Vipers attack the Hub's FTL drives, stranding it. As the rebel baseship and Heavy Raiders engage the two defending baseships, Karl Agathon and a [[Number Eight]] board the Hub to retrieve the restored D'Anna Biers. Once their Raptor clears the Hub, the Vipers fire nuclear missiles, destroying the Hub and at least one of the nearby basestars {{TRS|The Hub}}.
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With the Hub's destruction, the Cylons can no longer resurrect and will know permanent death. Only the Final Five know how the Hub and resurrection work, and with the subsequent deaths of two of the Five, resurrection is lost forever {{TRS|No Exit|Daybreak, Part I|Daybreak, Part II}}.
  
 
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Image:Resurrection Hub, Basestar guard.jpg|Hiding out in a nebula.
 
Image:Resurrection Hub, Basestar guard.jpg|Hiding out in a nebula.
 
Image:The Hub up close.jpg|Up close.
 
Image:The Hub up close.jpg|Up close.
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Image:The Hub blows...jpg|...and takes out a basestar as it blows.
 
Image:The Hub blows...jpg|...and takes out a basestar as it blows.
 
Image:411 Hub chamber.jpg|[[Number One|Cavil]] and [[Sharon Valerii|Boomer]] resurrect [[D'Anna]].
 
Image:411 Hub chamber.jpg|[[Number One|Cavil]] and [[Sharon Valerii|Boomer]] resurrect [[D'Anna]].
Image:Hub interior 2..jpg|The main resurrection chamber.
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Image:Hub interior 2..jpg|[[Karl Agathon|Helo]] and a [[Number Eight]] observe the main resurrection chamber.
 
Image:Hub interior breached..jpg|A hallway.
 
Image:Hub interior breached..jpg|A hallway.
 
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Latest revision as of 13:00, 17 January 2021

For information on the episode where this ship appears, see "The Hub."


Resurrection Hub
Resurrection Hub
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Resurrection Hub in the separate continuity
Resurrection Hub in the primary continuity

The Cylon Resurrection Hub is a space-borne facility that coordinates the resurrection process among all of the Cylon resurrection ships and downloading facilities, with what appears to be a substantial operational range between itself and the rest of the Cylon fleet. It was designed by the Final Five (TRS: "No Exit").

Additionally, the Hub itself functions as a resurrection facility, containing resurrection tanks and a large number of spare bodies. As the control center of all resurrections, it is vital to Cylon society. As a safeguard, the Hub periodically jumps to new locations and relays its position to the baseships' Hybrids once completed. The Resurrection Hub is also where boxed Cylon consciousnesses are stored.

The fact that several Cylons such as Gina Inviere face permanent death in the absence of a Resurrection Ship before the Hub's destruction, suggests that the Resurrection Ships act as a kind of "booster" for the Hub's downloading effect, and the Hub's range and ability to download Cylons' consciousnesses on its own is limited; otherwise, no Cylon would have died permanently before this point. Indeed, after obtaining information from Inviere, Gaius Baltar stated that the Resurrection Ships were created for the purpose of extending the range of the normal downloading process (TRS: "Resurrection Ship, Part I").

At the start of the Cylon Civil War, the Cylon Natalie Faust plans to unbox D'Anna Biers in the hopes of learning the identities of the Final Five (TRS: "The Ties That Bind"). However, the Cavil faction retains possession of the Hub. When Demetrius returns to the Fleet with the renegade baseship, Faust offers Admiral Adama and President Roslin the chance to destroy the Hub in return for their help unboxing D'Anna. Before the plan is carried out, Natalie is shot by Sharon Agathon and the basestar jumps after Roslin, determined to get some answers about her visions, has the Hybrid reconnected (TRS: "Guess What's Coming to Dinner?").

The Hybrid follows the Hub, jumping ever closer to it, and eventually catches up. In the ensuing Battle of the Resurrection Hub, an uneasy alliance of Cylons and Colonials attack the Hub, with rebel humanoid Cylon pilots towing powered-down Colonial Vipers behind Heavy Raiders in order to conceal them. Once untethered, the Vipers attack the Hub's FTL drives, stranding it. As the rebel baseship and Heavy Raiders engage the two defending baseships, Karl Agathon and a Number Eight board the Hub to retrieve the restored D'Anna Biers. Once their Raptor clears the Hub, the Vipers fire nuclear missiles, destroying the Hub and at least one of the nearby basestars (TRS: "The Hub").

With the Hub's destruction, the Cylons can no longer resurrect and will know permanent death. Only the Final Five know how the Hub and resurrection work, and with the subsequent deaths of two of the Five, resurrection is lost forever (TRS: "No Exit", "Daybreak, Part I", "Daybreak, Part II").

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