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In first glimpse it looks like Weyland Corp logo to me. And I am not alone in that thought. If one looks closely when David examines a drop of the Black Liquid on his fingertip, it can be seen that a few of his fingerprint's friction ridges form the Weyland Corp logo. This can also been seen in David's introduction video. - avp.wikia.com And from IMDb: ...


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If you look at the alternate beginning scene on the Blu-ray, you find that this was actually a sacrificial ceremony attended by multiple engineers. Once the Engineer breaks up into tiny pieces and falls into the river, you're shown a few extra seconds of footage that explains that the sacrifice was meant to boot up the human evolutionary journey. ...


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In Prometheus, Elizabeth Shaw and Charlie Holloway are scientific partners who are also in a relationship before the events of the movie. They discover the location of LV-223 and get the support from Weyland to fund a scientific trip. It is entirely coincidental that they are in a relationship, though of course that fact is used later in the plot. They ...


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Elizabeth and David were never stranded. The final shot of Prometheus is of them exiting the planet to go to "where THEY came from." The planet in Alien: Covenant is where they ended up. Presumably, David incapacitated Elizabeth on the journey there and decided to kill all of the "engineers" with the pathogen they created when he finally reached their home ...


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By the time the expedition embarked, Weyland had fully revealed himself to the crew. As such, it was his directive that Shaw be allowed to join them for the final expedition without incident.


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I agree that evidence suggests the engineers were killed by some form of the "alien" from the end of the movie. The killing of the engineers took place long before the characters of Prometheus discover the remains of the engineers. I think the movie mentions that 2000 years appear to have elapsed. Given that several centuries have passed -- and that, for ...


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How is it possible that the melody he composes is identical to the melody in Prometheus (2012)'s theme soundtrack (song name Life)? Actually, we should turn that question around: why do you think it's impossible? If there is no proof of something being impossible, then it must logically be possible. Please do note that "possible" does not mean the same ...


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There's no explanation given in the film. That said, when astronauts from earth arrive home there is often fan fare of the same sort. Especially in the early days of the space program, you would see astronauts coming home and a big production being made. In addition to this, this particular Engineer ship and 'crew' hasn't been seen for millennia. We can ...


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You are assuming that all the engineers were wiped out with David's attack. This is obviously not the case though since we know that the Engineers have been colonizing worlds and setting up bases from the movie Prometheus. Further we don't even know if all the Engineers are dead on the planet in Covenant. We just know one of the cities and probably several ...


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You are correct to say the Med Pod is calibrated for use by a male. This fact is confirmed during Shaw's interaction with the Med Pod computer. She then overrides it and manually selects a procedure to remove a foreign body. COMPUTER Emergency procedures initiated. Please verbally state the nature of your injury. ...


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This is the very question I had after seeing Alien: Covenant. How to get from end of Covenant to Start of Alien? If the narrative is that David created the Face hugger & Xenomorph that we all know and love then this creates a huge continuity error given the mural on the wall in Prometheus is ‘our’ Xenomorph. I think the comment by Alex is interesting in ...


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Simply put, they followed the star map to the location of LV-223. Consider this (rather old) BBC article describing the discovery of a prehistoric map of the night sky discovered on the walls of the famous painted caves at Lascaux in central France. It was found: the map, which is thought to date back 16,500 years, shows three bright stars known today ...


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According to the new Alien: Covenant trailer movie, Shaw and David went to the Engineers homeworld, the paradise planet.


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I think it is somewhat absurd to accept the suggestion that somehow the writing is infallible and that there is an explanation for everything in a movie like this. To be more specific: firstly, the proposition given is that the "star map" is a way to guide humans to something "more," as it is an a recurring piece of evidence present in several ancient ...


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According to Villains Wiki (sigh), Peter Weyland was born on October 1, 1990 So by 2093 (when the ship arrives in the orbit around LV-223) he is 103 years old. His attitude towards his daughter has nothing to do with his age specifically; he's shown to be an arrogant / selfish individual seeking only immortality for himself. That's just his attitude with ...


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It seems fairly clear to me that the Engineers don't follow up or at least don't follow up on a timescale remotely close to what we are familiar with. After all, if they did, they would have come back to the planet on Prometheus and helped out that group of Engineers. So it seems that the group of Engineers in Prometheus were tasked with wiping out Earth. ...


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The flyover scene at the beginning showed green areas as well as lots of rock and water meaning there was at least plant life on the planet before they seeded. Maybe they were adding roses to the garden. If it was a few million years ago, all they had to do was "engineer" a way to nudge us in the humanoid direction and see what happens...the soup was at the ...


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What happened to the Engineers is not explained clearly in the movie, but one might make speculations from what is actually shown (I like the "black goo" expression for the substance :-) : the hologram of the Engineer running in the corridor, the body of the one severed by the hatch the result of trying to revive an Engineer('s detached head) : a ...


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The substances are not directly stated to be the same thing. This can be found on the notes section of the Black Liquid entry on Xenopedia: In the first scene of Prometheus, an Engineer sacrifices himself by drinking a similar substance which causes his body to disintegrate and his DNA to spread to the seas of a primitive planet; implied to be Earth. It's ...


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It's in the script As for "why it was not changed" or just adjusted in the script, this is merely hyperbole and not intended to be an accurate representation of the actual distance. It's impossible to state why billion was used rather than any other extremely large number...it's just Vicker's way of speaking (at least as written).


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Camaraderie The pilots simply didn't want to abandon their friend, the captain. They've been through a lot together, and didn't want him to die alone in the end. It was a loyal and loving decision that showed how close they all were. As far as I understood, it didn't have much to do with them hating Vickers or being afraid of struggling in the escape pod in ...


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Please read the passage from a website found here on the camera used: Scott originally was apprehensive about using digital visual effects because he believed that physical sets were more cost effective. After prodding from cinematographer Darius Wolski, Scott changed his mind and hired on MPC Film and Peter Jackson’s WETA Digital to lead the visual ...


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It is not the same engineer. It is not even the same planet. In 'Alien', the crew of the Nostromo lands on LV -426 where they find the 'derelict' (the wrecked space craft) with the 'space jockey' (engineer) dead in his seat. It is at this point nothing more than a barren planetoid with trace elements of an atmosphere (ASH: "It's almost primordial"). In '...


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I would say it has its roots in ancient mythology in that it could be associated with the river and goddess Styx. The river itself is supposedly black because Demeter entered the river while mourning. Styx is also considered to be both corrosive and toxic (see Ptolemy Hephaestion, New History). Loosely, the word 'styx' (translated from Greek 'stygos' then ...


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Considering the lack of scenes...or any kind of way to actually discover where the structure could have gone to, One can conjecture that the Necropolis isn't the most ideal place to leave giant machinery floating above and infact, in the beginning of the scene, one can see the device floating into position as David arrives. Concluding that it must likely ...


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From alien-covenant The Engineers on LV-223 were all dead except for one in the temple / Pyramid the Prometheus crew investigated. That one survivor was left in a cryo-chamber asleep. The Hologram recording insinuates all the other Engineers were dead and that none escaped. The entrance to that temple required the Prometheus crew to physically crouch ...


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So, at the beginning of the movie, we have the scene where Shaw discovers yet another cave with drawings, all pointing to star charts, pointing out there must be some kind of off world connection between all of their highly unlikely connected groups of people. Her third or fourth line in the entire movie is: I think they want us to come find them. This ...


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https://www.alienuniverse.com/post/prologue-the-crossing contains a short from the official site where we hear from David that they left the planet, and it shows them arriving at the Engineer homeworld.


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There's a lot of things Prometheus doesn't explore. At the end of the film, David indicates that there are other ships for the protagonists to use to get off of the planet. There might be other Engineers in stasis somewhere. That's probably doubtful, but it's a possibility. Also, Elizabeth Shaw indicates that she does not want to go back to earth (David's ...


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I don't know for certain if the comics, Fire and Stone are canon, but one of the stories take place at the same time as Aliens and features a crew member finding a dormant Engineer in stasis on LV-223 Set concurrently around the same time as Aliens, the narrative begins prior to the arrival of the colonial marines as seen in the film, during the ...


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