When you're a hardcore sci-fi fan looking to entertain a couple dozen geeky sugar fiends, there's only one thing you can do: Deploy a fleet of Battlestar GalactiCakes. The birthday cakes proper are pretty crude--writing "Pegasus" or "Galactica" on some mildly tweaked rectangular sheetcakes doesn't do much for suspension of disbelief--but the Colonial Viper vs. Cylon Raider cupcakes are quite nice.
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