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A tough, non-nonsense woman, Kassia has never known anything other than military life. She was born aboard the battleship Orion in Tauran space, with a hard childhood spent on the New Caprica colony. Her youth was marred by the capture of her lover Callisto during a Cylon raid, and the incident affected her deeply; Callisto’s body was taken for bio-mass processing in Cylon hybridization experiments and never recovered.
Kassia’s harsh early life has given her a personality that is reflected in her former callsign, ‘Hardcase.’ She lives for the here and now, mindful that during war, death is always lurking nearby.
Kassia looks on Adama with an uncommon degree of fondness, as a rookie Viper pilot in need of some guidance that she is happy to give – whether he wants it or not. Kassia and Magus are trusted friends as well as fellow officers (2003 Video Game).