Battlestar Galactica - Digital Exclusive Edition (Vol 2) #9
Tom Zarek was a political activist for more than 30 years. Before the fall of the Twelve Colonies it was a charismatic, eloquent and ideologically savvy political agitator, who was sent to prison for destroying a government building on Sagittarone. The culmination of his imprisonment was flying on "Star Queen" superluminal prison ship. At the time of the attack Cylons question of early release Zarek was under consideration.