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For the aliens from

Galactica 1980, see: Gorkon.

Gorgons are creatures within the mythology that surrounds the Colonials' polytheistic religion.

In his blaspheming rant in a temple on Galactica, Gaius Baltar points out the fact that Asclepius's demise was brought about by the blood of a Gorgon (TRS: "Escape Velocity").


  • In Greek mythology, Gorgons were dangerous female monsters whose gaze turns a person to stone. Medusa was one of them.