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SOMETIME IN THE FUTURE:
INT. ENGINE ROOM
INT. ENGINE CUBICLE
Circular, jammed with instruments.
All of them idle.
Console chairs for two.
INT. OILY CORRIDOR - "C" LEVEL
No other movement.
INT. CORRIDOR - "A" LEVEL
INT. INFIRMARY - "A" LEVEL
Distressed ivory walls.
All instrumentation at rest.
INT. CORRIDOR TO BRIDGE - "A" LEVEL
Two space helmets resting on chairs.
Lights on the helmets begin to signal one another.
Moments of silence.
A yellow light goes on.
Data mind bank in b.g.
A green light goes on in front of one helmet.
Electronic pulsing sounds.
A red light goes on in front of other helmet.
An electronic conversation ensues.
Reaches a crescendo.
The lights go off, save the yellow.
INT. CORRIDOR TO HYPERSLEEP VAULT
Lights come on.
Seven gowns hang from the curved wall.
Vault door opens.
INT. HYPERSLEEP VAULT
Explosion of escaping gas.
The lid on a freezer pops open.
Slowly, groggily, KANE sits up.
Kane rubs the sleep from his eyes.
Looks at the other freezer compartments.
The crew of the United States commercial starship Nostromo
seated around a table.
Five men and two women: Lambert and Ripley.
Jesus am I cold.
Still with us, Brett.
They yawn, stretch, shiver.
Dallas looks over at a flashing yellow light.
I feel dead.
Kane is not yet fully awake.
You look dead.
Nice to be back.
Before we dock maybe we'd
better go over the bonus
Brett and I think we deserve a
You two will get what you
contracted for. Just like
Everybody else gets more than us.
Everybody else deserves more
than you two.
Mother wants to talk to you.
I saw it. Yellow light for my
eyes only...Now, everybody hit
INT. COMPUTER ROOM ANNEX
Floor to ceiling data banks.
Another flashing yellow light.
A legend underneath.
COMMAND PRIORITY ACCESS ONLY.
Sits at his console.
Removes insignia master computer key attached to
Plug it into the board under the light.
All banks burst into life.
Dallas punches up a computer code on the keyboard.