- Five-foot tall ant creature from the planet Carillon featured on
the sci-fi series BATTLESTAR GALACTICA/ABC/1978-80.
Ruled by Queen Lotay, these
four-armed creatures, allies of the Cylon empire, mined Tylium ore
deep beneath the surface of the planet. In an attempt to lure
humans to their planet (to eat them), these ugly aliens built a pleasure resort
on the surface of their world, complete with gambling casinos,
wine, women and music. Discretely, these carnivorous creatures
killed the humans who came to the resort and stored their flesh in
huge underground coffins, much like a bee stores its honey.
pleasure resort and the kingdom of ants was destroyed during an
apocalyptic battle between the humans from the Battlestar Galactic
and the treacherous Cylon robot warriors. Sparks from the battle
ignited the subterranean tunnels filled with Tylium ore (a
petroleum based mineral) and blew the planet of Carillon into a
The Ovians were one of the many alien races to
appear on the sci-fi series BATTLESTAR GALACTICA/ABC/1978-80.
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