- For the canonical character from whom this depiction is based, see: Adar (TOS).
Upon entering politics, he aimed to end the Cylon war and wrestle control of it away from the corrupt politicians, and were great friends of both Adama and Ila. He shared many of the same literary and cultural interests as Ila, but even those similarities were not enough to maintain their friendship as he became bogged down in the realities of politics and lost his optimism, to the point where he was merely using his friendship with Adama to strategise on how to deal with the military (Battlestar Galactica TOS pilot novelization).
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In 7346, during Osiris' reign as Aeries' councilor on the Quorum of Twelve, Adar has Colonel Adama removed from the Quorum in light of Lieutenant Apollo freeing Ensign Starbuck from false imprisonment aboard the Aerian Administration Hub (Battlestar Galactica: Starbuck 3).
When Starbuck presents McKintosh's incriminating information on Osiris's activities the night that Umbra fell, Osiris briefly takes Adar hostage and demands a shuttle. Starbuck saves Adar's life by mortally wounding Osiris, which leads to a prescient self-realization that "I really do seem to have a terrible judge of character."
Following this, Adar celebrates by promoting Starbuck and Apollo to Lieutenant and Captain respectively, reinstating Commander Adama's position in the Quorum, and installing Baltar in Osiris's vacant spot (Battlestar Galactica: Starbuck 4).