Started by Kailem, Apr 16, 2021, 12:46:54 AM
Quote from: Trash Queen on May 09, 2021, 10:28:15 AMBut to be fair we did already get to see the Phalanx go up against the Alien though.
Quote from: Trash Queen on May 09, 2021, 03:54:16 PMPersonally I think the thing that the whole premise gets by on, that being the leaves, does not come across as applicable to film for me.
Quote from: Kradan on May 09, 2021, 07:31:42 PMI love Phalanx but that part feels a bit too convenient for my taste
Quote from: Jacku on May 15, 2021, 12:38:29 PMQuote from: Kradan on May 09, 2021, 07:31:42 PMI love Phalanx but that part feels a bit too convenient for my tasteCoincidentally I just finished the book yesterday. I feel the leaves are the key in the book.SpoilerLike they have to be physically processed into a usable protection and poison that doesn't even work instantly so that adds a lot to the tension. I imagine on film seeing this army of people covered in a faint white maybe dried layer of the goop that will only protect they from a splash or two of acid blood and even then it will leave small burns, would be a wonderful and fresh thing in an Aliens film. Because even with it the Aliens still slaughter, it just gives the humans an edge. [close]
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