Monthly archives: July, 2016

Can facehuggers be tricked?

The Can you hide your face from a facehugger? question made me think of a similar question: can facehuggers be tricked? How do they recognize faces? (They clearly recognize faces for a variety of animals.) There are plenty of androids in the Alien universe; have there ever been any cases where a facehugger encountered an …

Boy goes insane during space travel

I’m trying to remember the name of a short story I read about 25 years ago or so. I’d also like to know of any collections it appeared in. The details I recall involve a family who are embarking on a hyperspace journey. To undertake this journey you have to be put to sleep. One …