Alien
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"Alien" Quotes

By Alan Dean Foster

science fiction | 270 pages | Published in NaN

Based on the screenplay by Dan O'Bannon. The crew of the spaceship Nostromo wake from cryogenic sleep to distress signals from an unknown planet. One is attacked when they investigate a derelict alien craft. Safely on their way back to Sol, none foresee the real horror about to begin.

ISBN_13:9782290011157

Quotes

In space, no one can hear you scream.

Alan Dean Foster

I admire its purity. A survivor... unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.

Alan Dean Foster

Final report of the commercial starship Nostromo, third officer reporting. The other members of the crew—Kane, Lambert, Parker, Brett, Ash, and Captain Dallas—are dead.

Alan Dean Foster

Perfect organism. Its structural perfection is matched only by its hostility.

Alan Dean Foster

Bring back life form. Priority One. All other priorities rescinded.

Alan Dean Foster

You still don't understand what you're dealing with, do you? The perfect organism. Its structural perfection is matched only by its hostility.

Alan Dean Foster

The company sent them out there, and I'm the one they sent to keep an eye on them, to make sure they didn't get any money out of it. I'm expendable. I'm the one who gets thrown out. Why me?

Alan Dean Foster

Did IQs just drop sharply while I was away?

Alan Dean Foster

You don't see them fucking each other over for a goddamn percentage.

Alan Dean Foster

I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.

Alan Dean Foster