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Ellen Ripley
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22nd century

Notable Facts

Android model of Ellen Ripley.


Active as of 2190s

Ellen Ripley was a Synthetic version of the original Ellen Ripley who died on Fiorina "Fury" 161 in 2179. She helped Billie and Corporal Wilks battle the Xenomorph menace. She was active during the Xenomorph infestation of Earth in the 2190s.

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Original identityEdit

Ellen Ripley Aliens

The Ripley synthetic was originally the real Ripley before Ripley was scripted to die in Alien3.

Originally, the synthetic Ripley character was in fact the real Ellen Ripley from the film series; the early comics in which the character appeared were a direct continuation of Aliens's story, featuring Corporal Hicks, Newt and Ripley continuing the fight against the Xenomorphs. However, following the release of Alien3 in 1992, in which Ripley is killed on Fiorina 161, the character from the comics was changed to be a synthetic double so that the stories in which she features were still compatible with the film series. This change first appeared in the novel Aliens: The Female War, an adaptation of the first comic series Aliens: Earth War, while subsequent reprints of the comic books have also adopted the altered identity.


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