Species
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Xavier Fitch: We decided to make it female so it would be more docile and controllable.
Preston Lennox: More docile and controllable, eh? You guys don't get out much.

Xavier Fitch: A train came through here about the time she escaped.
Agent: Is she that fast?
Xavier Fitch: She is that fast.

Preston Lennox: No one ever asked me to find anything they didn't want dead.
Dan Smithson, Empath: I feel sorry for you.
Preston Lennox: Yeah? That's great. I feel sorry for her.

Dan Smithson, Empath: I thought I was dead.
Preston Lennox: I thought you'd drank your last Long Island Iced Tea there, Dan.
Dr. Laura Baker: Yeah, I thought we all had. Hey, you okay?
Dan Smithson, Empath: Yeah, I'm okay. My pants are a little messed up, but I'm okay.
Dr. Laura Baker: She was half us, half something else. I wonder which was the predatory half.
Preston Lennox: The dead half. Let's get the hell out of here.

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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Trivia: The Alien Design for Sil was done by H.R Giger, the same man who designed the Xenomorph in the Alien movies.

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