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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