20th Century Fox shared, but promptly removed a host of new viral images for Alien: Covenant . These images feature X-Ray scans of the various characters from the film. What's most fascinating however, is that each X-Ray features a different Alien organism embedded in the chests of these characters. Some resemble more so, the iconic Xenomorph fetus, while others look even more alien and less like the chest-bursting organisms we're used to seeing.
What does it mean? It's not far fetched to assume that these posters represent David's tampering and attempts at creating the perfect organism. The evidence set forth by the cut-scenes showing his workshop on Paradise suggest he has been splicing various organisms with the Black Goo in an attempt to create a perfected being. The crew of the Covenant are clearly his guinea pigs, which is why he saves them from the Neomorph attack earlier on in the film. These images suggest to us that David will infect each one of the crew with a unique Alien - each producing a varied resulting organism. This also coincides with the recent theatrical poster, which featured a number of different looking Alien organisms.
As mentioned above, Fox did remove these images shortly after sharing them, for reasons unknown. But thanks to forum moderator Dark Nebula, we were able to back them up.
What do you think these images represent? Could our theory of it representing David's numerous Alien variation testing be true? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section, or in the pre-existing forum topic here!
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