Prometheus/Alien and Blade Runner share a Universe?

It seems so, according to Ryan Britt’s article at Tor.com: According to a bonus feature on the new Steelbook Blu-ray edition of Prometheus the answer is a confirmed yes, there is a connection between the Weyland Corporation and Blade Runner’s Tyrell Corporation [click the link to view], and proof that Blade Runner and the Alien

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Prometheus’ Engineer language grammar: A recreated Late Proto-Indo-European language

After starting this blog, about the language of the so-called ‘Engineers’ in Ridley Scott’s film Prometheus, we realized that ‘Engineer’ or Mala’kak was very near to the Late Indo-European reconstructed in our book A Grammar of Modern Indo-European. Because of that, we decided to publish a new version, the Prometheus Edition, parallel to our standard

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Loss Of Laryngeals In Prometheus “Ancestral Language” Gives Timeline Of Last Engineer Contacts On Earth

There are two facts that allow for an approximate timeline of the latest contacts between Prometheus’ Indo-European languages and the Mala’kak on Earth. The first and most obvious one is stated by Prof. Biltoo in the film, when he talks about the “five millenia or more” that separate our languages from Prometheus’ Ancestral Language (PAL);

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Schleicher’s Fable In Prometheus’ “Ancient Language” And Proto-Indo-European – A Comparison

According to the Wikipedia: Schleicher’s fable (avis akvāsas ka) is an artificial text composed in the reconstructed Proto-Indo-European, published by August Schleicher in 1868. Schleicher was the first scholar to compose a text in PIE. The fable is entitled Avis akvāsas ka (“The Sheep and the Horses”). At later dates, various scholars have published revised

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First Things First: Prometheus And The Engineer’s Language And Script

The Mala’kak language is already a living creature of its own: after Prof. Biltoo, David and the Engineer spoke it in Prometheus, we can analyze and study it, no matter who created it and why. However, it is interesting to find out who its creators were, and what they had in mind when they conceived

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Starting Engines!

This new blog will be dedicated to the Mala’kak – originally called Space Jokeys by Alien fans, and then in the literature Pilots, Mala’kak, and even Ossians. Now they are officially – but probably just temporarily – termed ‘engineers’ by the science experts of the Prometheus ship. Here we will discuss essentially the phonetics, vocabulary

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