"My Neomorph “Shaw” queen is the last of images still available at Morpheus gallery online.. I can’t attach a link here but it’s there under my name in their search..also crank it up..the track is from my Titan album I recorded for my work for Prometheus.. I was told Ridley used this track to pitch the artwork to the studio to get it green lit.."- Carlos Huante
and on his Instagram:
"Human heaven? Goodness, humans don't go to heaven.
Someone just made that up to prevent you from all going nuts."
- Kryten, Red Dwarf S3E06 "The Last Day"
It would have been interesting to see this in David's lab with Shaw's deformed body next to it- sort of a Resurrection Ripley clones vibe.
Love it. Shame her fate was not as epic as this concept art depicts.
The more I look at this, the more I wonder about the evolution- especially the carapace. Pay attention to the weird looking stuff around the head that seems to develop into the finished carapace:
The OP image:
, and then the Neomorph:
Finally, the Xeno:
Yeah, great ... Turning educated woman protagonists in breeding machines is very revolutionary especially if you are considering that you are known for directing feminist movies.
I for one am glad that this probably ends here. If I wanted hentai I would not asked it from RS.
ignorantGuy It is sci fi and I doubt anyone here was thinking of gender roles/politics. I think most of us look to Giger's works for reference.
I am not a massive FAN of this piece, mainly due to the STAR TREK ENTERPRISE Saucer Section Head lol
This work with some other designs by other Artist does show they was thinking of showing us a Evolved Dr Shaw or at least they are representations of some ideas David had in mind for her!
Regarding the Breeding Machine! i think it fits with the Eventual Plot, a lot of fans were Disappointed with Prometheus and its LACK of Xenomorph explanations.. yet the Dr Shaw Infection maybe gave us some Clues to how such Horrific Beasts could have came to be.
We had to consider Davids Agenda.. we had to consider IF he was curious to what the Engineers were creating and WHAT would have became of Dr Shaws Fetus.
Left Alone to Ponder WHAT does this Substance do, and Witnessing Dr Shaws Fetus.... then this would be a IDEAL starting point to consider WHAT this substance can do.
Want to Create a Xenomorph/Deacon like Organism... the closest we saw in Prometheus was via the Infection via a Females Reproductive System. If David wanted to see what would have became of the Dr Shaws Child... he would maybe want to RE-CREATE it...
We see Evidence that to some Degree he had carried out such Replications of the Experiment on Female Engineers, and after perhaps running out of Subjects, and them NOT Quite yielding the expected Results... then you can clearly see what David would then want to Test on Human Hosts and Reproductive System.
I think its a bit Harsh to say RS really screwed up because he was having little respect for Dr Shaw by having her used to Create Horrific Organisms... to a degree Cameron was pondering letting a Child Get Face Raped by a Face Hugger but Ripley came to the Rescue. I think what we have is more of a case of trying to show us HOW anything related to the Xenomorph came to be... and showing us that Female Humanoid Reproductive Organs/Cells are the KEY
R.I.P Sox 01/01/2006 - 11/10/2017
I think we have to consider what ROUTE was they going with a Prometheus sequel? What did Prometheus Accomplish?
It showed us that the Space Jockey Race was likely or connected to our Engineers. The Engineers ships are connected to the Derelict. But it has some Aesthetic/Size differences
It showed us that these beings had been experimenting with stuff as a Bio-Weapon that has some Genetic Link to the Xenomorph DNA but it did not expand on it in depth.
It expanded on the Space Jockey Race as being Humanoid and Creators, and connect them to the Chariots of the Gods (Ancient Astronaut) type Plot/Theory.
It involved various Philosophical Themes about Creation, Sub Creation, Evolution, Perfection... plus Religious Themes to a degree.
It left us on a Cliff Hanger to the TWO Survivors a Religious Female who has LOST everything but keeps her Faith, in spite of discovering her WOULD BE GODS are FAR from what he Faith Teaches... with a Synthetic Android who has been mistreated by his Creator, who is NOW Free... and its perplexed by his Companions Determination to seek out and Discover Mankinds Creators for Answers..
Prometheus had its Flaws.... but apart from some of the writing and how the Plot was Executed... we had a number of Nagging Problems.....
Some Fans were Disappointed we had NO Xenomorph Origins... NO Xenomorphs or Similar... and some where not pleased with the Engineers and expected the Space Jockey to be more ALIEN and Jaw Dropping!
But RS wanted to Steer Away from the ALIEN...
So where did this leave us? I shall Continue Next!
R.I.P Sox 01/01/2006 - 11/10/2017
So we have our David and Dr Shaw, heading off to find these Engineers or where they came from!
Dr Shaw was not happy at what she discovered, how can these beings be GODs? They are MORTAL and they are NOT BENEVOLENT towards Mankind. She wants Answers to WHY they created us, WHY they then wanted to Destroy us and she is still in hope that there has to be someone who is above the Engineers who created them... and WHOM would fit more with the Loving Benevolent God she worships!
Do you think she would have FOUND such a God, would he welcome Dr Shaw to Paradise and then she is reunited with her Father and Mother? Not Holloway as he was a non-believer and would burn in HELL... or did he get Salvation from his Sacrifice? And would feel the FIRE no more?
NOPE!.... this would be FAR from what was in store for Dr Shaw... Ridley Scott Confirmed they would reach the Planet of the Engineers, they would Discover these beings who would be FAR from Benevolent. They would also NOT be Gods in the Traditional Sense... and that Paradise could actually be a Dark and Ominous World.
How would Dr Shaw get any answers from such beings... and would these answers be anything close to what her Faith Teaches?
Was their a Sinister Reason for our Creation?
Would these beings want to Destroy Dr Shaw, would they subject her to experiments?
How would they react to David?
Would David be foolish and willing to risk those answers at the risk of getting KILLED by those Engineers? David is Free now.. surely he does-not want to be Disconnected...
Hence maybe we need pay attention to the comment... But David is Bringing Hell with him, what happens if the Black Goo infects a God or a Machine?
Prometheus did-not show us enough of what the Black Goo can do and where it came from, or many Xenomorph like Organisms... You can be sure the Sequel may have showed us what this stuff can do...
And i have a feeling that Dr Shaws Fate would have been sealed similar to Alien Covenant regardless, be it at the hands of David, or the Engineers or via her own Curiosity.
I dont think Dr Shaw would have had much chance of a Happy Ending! Someone would have thrown her under the Bus!
R.I.P Sox 01/01/2006 - 11/10/2017
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