Someone rephrased this in the last Harry Potter movie. Ellen Ripley could’ve taken down no-nose with far less fuss.
Of course they don’t believe her. A salvage team finds her drifting through space in a shuttle, in hypersleep, along with a large ginger cat. They have been drifting through space for 57 years.
The woman and the cat show no ill effects from having been in stasis for so long, although the woman still has nightmares about what happened on the freighter Nostromo. She discovers that her 11-year-old daughter had died two years earlier, aged 66.
Appearing before a panel of inquiry from the Weyland-Yutani Corporation, the owners of the Nostromo, she testifies that the Nostromo had received a transmission from a planet they thought was uninhabited…
The Talented Ms Ripley in Emotional Weather Report, today in the Philippine Star. It’s the 25 anniversary of James Cameron’s Aliens.
P.S. This piece refers to the special edition Aliens dvd. I’m not sure Ripley’s daughter was mentioned in the original theatrical release.
Literary trivia: Sigourney Weaver got her screen name from The Great Gatsby.