Cole Taylor

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Cole Taylor
Cole Taylor


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Role Former CAG, battlestar Pegasus
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Portrayed by John Pyper-Ferguson
Cole Taylor is a Cylon
Cole Taylor is a Final Five Cylon
Cole Taylor is a Human/Cylon Hybrid
Cole Taylor is an Original Series Cylon
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Captain Cole "Stinger" Taylor is the former CAG of the battlestar Pegasus.

Like many Pegasus officers under Admiral Helena Cain's thrall, Taylor is a humorless officer that seems to regard Galactica's officers as tainted in some way. He feels that Commander Adama's son, Lee, has been given his responsibilities as CAG through his father's influence.

Encounter with Galactica

After Pegasus jumps into range of the Fleet, Admiral Cain is brought to Galactica on Taylor's Raptor, 861, along with Lieutenant Noel Allison and Colonel Jack Fisk. Upon a tour of Galactica, and overhearing comments about Allison's Viper, he admonishes Adama for the lack of discipline under his stead.

When Captain Adama is transferred to Pegasus on Admiral Cain's orders, Taylor busts Lee Adama's role to a mere Raptor pilot to accompany him on a recon mission to an unknown Cylon ship (TRS: "Pegasus"). While on the mission, tensions break out between Galactica and Pegasus relating to the death of Alastair Thorne. Under Cain's orders, Taylor relieves Adama at gunpoint. Adama is allowed to go to the back of the Raptor where he secretly contacts Kara Thrace aboard the Blackbird, who has just returned from her own secret reconnaissance effort of the Cylon vessel.

Once tensions between the two battlestar crews abate, Cain receives a download of Thrace's recon photos. Impressed not only by Thrace's work, but in her brazenness, she promotes Thrace to Captain and to the duties of Pegasus CAG, replacing Taylor, who had failed to notice Thrace and Adama's scheming behind his back (TRS: "Resurrection Ship, Part I").

Later, Taylor is placed in the brig after mouthing off to Pegasus's commanding officer, Commander Garner. Whether or not he is released following Garner's death is not known (TRS: "The Captain's Hand"), and his fate thereafter remains unstated.


Preceded by:
Commander, Air Group of the battlestar Pegasus Succeeded by:
Kara "Starbuck" Thrace