Close
Sign in with your E-Mail & Password

Log in to view your personalized notifications across Scified!

Alien Discussion Forums

Trilobite size!

3,595 Views12 RepliesAdd A Reply
Forum Topic

Jelbright

OvomorphMember0 XPJun-17-2012 10:59 PMShaw's baby aka trilobite seemed to be a true facehugger when scaled to the face statue. I almost expected to see it attached later after she left it in the medpod. Makes me wonder if there will be an even larger more superior species of humanoid that the engineers were at war with.
12 Responses to Trilobite size!

sukkal

OvomorphMember0 XPJun-18-2012 12:11 AM I actually found the size of the "adult" Cuddles a bit problematic. There is almost NO WAY that it could have grown to that size in that amount of time without constantly eating from the instant it was extracted (and even then...) I think they just had to make it that big so that they could film the Engineer in this pose, which is pretty amazing, admittedly. [url=http://www.prometheus-movie.com/gallery/view/img/553][img]http://www.prometheus-movie.com/media/Engineer_fighting_Trilobite.jpg[/img][/url]

Hadley's Hope

OvomorphMember0 XPJun-18-2012 1:08 AMalready in this discussion... [url=http://www.prometheus-movie.com/community/forums/topic/8230]Blood on the walls, why Cuddles is so big[/url] Remember the blood on the walls? Remember the crew was 17 people? We didn't see all of them die. 2 of Weylands personal staff die off screen. Can you guess how?

CBT1979

OvomorphMember0 XPJun-18-2012 1:12 AMWhy,not? The xenomorphs grow within a,few hours too to the adult size!

Hadley's Hope

OvomorphMember0 XPJun-18-2012 1:26 AMYes, but Facehuggers priority is usually to lay eggs, not grow. So it probably killed the two assistants because it couldn't implant them (harder to jump and stay on with two guys who would help each other.)

Ancient Alien

OvomorphMember0 XPJun-18-2012 2:10 AMdid Cuddles die in the end like a Facehugger does after inserting the embryo? i'm gonna miss Cuddles in the sequel.

Micro changes in air density

OvomorphMember17 XPJun-18-2012 3:24 AMGood question. But you could also add - why didnt Shaw tell anyone about her baby? and how did it go unnoticed? I suspect these questions are just a weakness in what is quite a poor story.

Hadley's Hope

OvomorphMember0 XPJun-18-2012 4:23 AMCuddles eventually climbs off, presumably so as not to obstruct a chest burster, some tentacles are briefly seen on the floor next to Space Jockey. This by the way is actually further evidence that facehuggers are not new, because the 'get out of the way' instinct had to develop from somewhere, or else the chestburster would have to burst through part of facehugger as well. Why didn't Shaw tell people? She thought she'd killed it. It didn't go unnoticed... two people found it and died. That is their [url=http://www.prometheus-movie.com/community/forums/topic/8230]blood on the walls[/url] inside the med pod room. This is the second time I've pointed out that there is a pre-existing thread on this topic.

asphaltpilot

OvomorphMember0 XPJun-22-2012 2:34 PMWe're thinking in terms in how we grow. It's true that you can't create matter from nothing, so I see the logic in the "it has to eat something to go" advocates. Like the Alien from the Nostromo, it seemingly gets very large quickly without eating anything. But their biology is night-and-day from ours. Both the alien and trilobite (probably) have acid and other chemicals as part of their blood stream. They may have the ability to use something other than digesting food to grow. Perhaps they can use their acid to inflate or bloat parts of their body, like how a puffer fish uses water to inflate itself? Notice how the trilobite seemingly sogged out like a jelly fish after it had impregnated the engineer?

Sundar

OvomorphMember0 XPJun-22-2012 6:20 PMThe two unaccountable crew members being eviscerated by Cuddles would explain ''her'' rapid growth rate but adds a more problematic question of once again continuity .

Jelbright

OvomorphMember0 XPJun-22-2012 7:45 PMI truly believe the size of the face statue & Trilo are related.

Jelbright

OvomorphMember0 XPJun-22-2012 7:47 PMAlso, how did Shaw know that Trilo would attack the Engineer? Maybe she actually saw him eating the crew through the window beforehand.

Poppett9415

OvomorphMember16 XPDec-01-2019 9:21 AM

I have JUST seen Prometheus, and you know what? The Arrivals' Heptopods do look uncannily like the thing that was "born" to the lady in Prometheus, the Facehugger, but then that birthed Alien(?). Plus they have the same ship in both films...
So, in many many moons into the future the Prometheus' Heptopods (Facehuggers) have evolved into the Arrivals Heptopods, maybe. It makes so much sense in so many ways, I hope to God that this be the plot to future films.

Add A Reply
Log in to Post
Enter Your E-Mail
Enter Your Password

Stay Logged In
Scified Network
Godzilla-Movies.comHosted Community
JurassicWorld3.netHosted Community
Alien-Covenant.comHosted Community
AliensVersus
Predator.net
Hosted Community
Predator4-Movie.comHosted Community
New Alien: Covenant Forum Topics
Highest Forum Ranks Unlocked
Thoughts_Dreams
Thoughts_Dreams
80% To Next Rank
Neomorph
Resurgence
Resurgence
87% To Next Rank
Facehugger
Jonesy
Jonesy
77% To Next Rank
Facehugger
setaverde
setaverde
63% To Next Rank
Facehugger
damiendada
damiendada
39% To Next Rank
Ovomorph
Latest Alien Fandom Activity
Get this Prometheus sweater!
Alien Sweater

Alien: Covenant is a sequel to 2012's Prometheus as well as a prequel to 1979's ALIEN. Alien fans looking to know more about Alien: Covenant should check back often. Alien-Covenant.com is an information resource for film enthusiasts looking to learn more about the upcoming blockbuster Alien: Covenant. Providing the latest official and accurate information on Alien: Covenant, this website contains links to every set video, viral video, commercial, trailer, poster, movie still and screenshot available. This site is an extension of the Alien & Predator Fandom on Scified - a central hub for fans of Alien and Prometheus looking to stay up-to-date on the latest news. Images used are property of their respective owners. Alien: Covenant, Prometheus and its associated names, logos and images are property of 20th Century Fox and are in no way owned by Scified and its related entities. This is a fan-created website for the purpose of informing and exciting fans for Alien: Covenant's release. If you have any questions about this site, its content or the Scified Network in general, feel free to contact Scified directly.

Scified is an entertainment media network covering the latest news on the most popular, upcoming science fiction movies, games and television. All content is property of Scified.com unless otherwise stated. Images and names of content we promote, discuss, review or report are property of their respective owners. Scified is independantly owned and operated by a team of dedicated sci-fi movie fans, who strive to provide the best information and community experience for other like-minded sci-fi movie enthusiasts.

© 2022 Scified.com