Cole Taylor

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Cole Taylor
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Birth Name Cole Taylor
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Role Former CAG, battlestar Pegasus
Rank Captain
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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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For the pilot using the callsign "Stinger" on battlestar Galactica, see Stinger (Galactica).

Captain Cole "Stinger" Taylor is the CAG of the battlestar Pegasus (Pegasus). Like many officers from Pegasus, Taylor is a humorless officer that seems to regard Galactica's officers as if tainted in some way. He feels that Commander Adama's son, Lee, has been given his CAG responsibilities through his father's influence.

When Adama is transferred to Pegasus on Admiral Helena Cain's orders, Taylor busts Lee Adama's role to a mere Raptor pilot to accompany him on a recon mission to the Unknown Cylon Ship ("Pegasus"). While on the mission tensions break out between Galactica and Pegasus. Under Cain's orders, Taylor relieves Adama at gunpoint. Lee is allowed to go to the back of the Raptor where he secretly contacts Starbuck, who is aboard the Blackbird stealth craft and has just returned from her own secret reconnaissance effort of the Unknown Cylon Ship.

Once tensions between the two battlestars temporarily cool, Cain receives a download of Starbuck's recon photos. Inpressed not only by Starbuck's work, but in her brazeness, she promotes Thrace to captain and to the duties of Pegasus CAG replacing Taylor, who had failed to notice Starbuck and Apollo's scheming behind his back (Resurrection Ship, Part I).

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Taylor and Adama on Galactica's flight deck in Pegasus.