Michael Fassbender as David in Alien Covenant and Sigourney Weaver as Ripley in Alien

Warning: Spoilers ahead for Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant is many things. It’s an explanatory sequel to Prometheus, an expositional prequel to Alien, the reason we’ll never get Alien 5, the latest in a long line of Ridley Scott films exploring the nature of existence and one of 2017’s most unique tentpole releases. One thing it most definitely isn’t, though, is the end. Even now knowing where iconic xenomorph came from, we’re still a long way off the Nostromo crew making their unfortunate stop off on LV-426.

Scott hasn’t been coy about his grand plans for the franchise he created back ...

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