Adulteress 58

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Adulteress 58
Adulteress 58


Colony Proteus
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Introduced The Long Patrol
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Portrayed by Arlene Martel
Adulteress 58 is a Cylon
Adulteress 58 is a Final Five Cylon
Adulteress 58 is a Human/Cylon Hybrid
Adulteress 58 is an Original Series Cylon
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Adulteress 58 was the fifty-eighth prisoner on the prison planetoid Proteus who was not an exception to the rest of the prison caste: intoxicated and irritable. When Starbuck, who was captured on another planetoid with a stolen booty of ambrosa, insisted to the prisoners that "Starbuck" was his real name, she inquired as to what "Starbuckin'" was.

She, along with her other prisoners, produced ambrosa for the Colonial Warriors as a means of patriotic prison labor. They were, according to their enforcers, aiding the war effort in this manner.

She was also one of the first of the Proteus prisoners to revolt against their enforcers after Starbuck revealed that the Cylons had destroyed the Colonies. (TOS: "The Long Patrol")

Origin of "Adulteress"

All prisoners at Proteus were named after their crime (or the crime of their parents); as time went on, they apparently numbered the prisoners for identification purposes (e.g. crime, then number).

Her ancestor, apparently, was one who adulterated, perhaps an Aerian version of a Socialator.


  • Adultery is strictly and historically defined as consensual sexual intercourse between a married woman and a man other than her lawful husband. Historically, the intercourse of a married man with a single woman is not accounted as adultery, but philandery. In modern times, this has been folded into the definition of adultery.