Species

Character mistake: Xavier is exiting an elevator and turning down a corridor to meet the other agents before bursting in on Sil and the murdered Alfred. When Sil flees it is revealed she murdered the maid to gain access to Alfred's room. To everyone's surprise the maids' dead body is positioned right outside the elevator. Surely Xavier would have seen the dead maid when he came up?

Factual error: Fitch, who professes qualifications in biology, genetics and biochemistry, says that they made Sil female because she's a natural predator and so she'd be more docile. He should retake his finals. In every single species of predator on earth - every single one - the females are the hunters, aggressors and killers. The males may be socially dominant but they are the 'docile' ones. There are no exceptions - and no human DNA was used to create Sil - they used synthetic DNA based on the instructions transmitted to them.

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Suggested correction: They never said Sil was a natural predator when they created her. She was half human and half alien and it was their belief that human females are more docile (i.e. more motherly, more gentle, more empathetic, and less aggressive than human males). Although the reply to "more docile and controllable" was "you guys don't get out much", meaning that girls aren't that docile and controllable.

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Preston Lennox: Yeah? That's great. I feel sorry for her.

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Trivia: Sil's alien sound effects were primarily provided by Frank Welker. Welker is a well-respected voice-actor with over 800 credits to his name beginning in the late 1960's. He also specializes in animal and creature sound effects.

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