• A Facehugger escapes aboard the Sulaco, triggering an electrical fire and impregnating Ripley. The ship's computer evacuates its passengers in a Type 337 EEV.[4]
  • Cpl. Hicks is awoken by Samwell Stone and Turk from his stasis when Weyland-Yutani PMCs board the USS Sulaco and infiltrate the hypersleep bay. During the fight, one of PMCs throw Turk into Hick's opened cryotube and seals him inside before evacuating its passengers into the EEV which later crash lands on Fiorina "Fury" 161.
  • Rebecca Jorden dies from drowning, Turk is impaled by a fractured support beam and Lance Bishop is damaged further and become irreparable, leaving Lt. Ripley as the lone survivor of the crash.
  • A Xenomorph goes on a rampage killing most of the custodial staff in the Fiorina 161 Class C Work Correctional Unit.
  • Robert Morse pours molten lead into the mold, drowning the Dragon, but it escapes and Ellen Ripley turns on a water sprinkler and the water pours on the Runner, causing the Alien's exoskeleton to rapidly cool rapidly and shatter via thermal shock.
  • Ripley commits suicide to prevent the Queen gestating inside her from getting loose or in company hands.
  • Dwayne Hicks and Samwell Stone arrive too late to save Ripley and are captured by Weyland-Yutani Commandos, led by Michael Bishop.
  • The Fiorina 161 facility is shut down.




LV-426 (first incident)

Fiorina "Fury" 161

USS Sulaco


  1. Christopher Golden. Alien: River of Pain, p. 28 (2014), Titan Books.
  2. James Cameron (writer and director). Aliens (1986), 20th Century Fox [DVD].
  3. S. D. Perry. Alien: The Weyland-Yutani Report, p. 99 (2014), Insight Editions.
  4. S. D. Perry. Alien: The Weyland-Yutani Report, p. 136 (2014), Insight Editions.
  5. Events of the game are said to take place 17 weeks after the events of Aliens. Given that Aliens takes place in July 2179, 17 weeks later would be October of that year.