Synopsis by Hal Erickson
In the first episode of a two-part story, the surviving Mankind convoy is weakened by an unknown but highly contagious disease. Soon all the male fighter pilots of Galactica have fallen ill, leaving the vessel--and its thousands passengers--in the hands of the the courageous but untested female crewpersons. To protect Galactica during this crisis, Cmdr. Adama (Lorne Greene) orders the conveoy into a magnetic void, which may or may not lead to the "safe harbor" of planet Kobol.