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** His bio also mentions that the RDA is fully aware of “his extreme and potentially deadly side projects”, but the heads of the Transgenetics [=SciOps=] team look the other way because he’s very useful.

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** His bio also mentions that the RDA is fully aware of “his extreme and potentially deadly side projects”, but the heads of the Transgenetics [=SciOps=] team look the other way because he’s very useful. So, not only is Pandora a DeathWorld with EverythingTryingToKillYou, it is the current home of a MadScientist who wants to play MixAndMatchCritters with it’s inhabitants.


** His bio also mentions that the RDA is fully aware of “his extreme and potentially deadly side projects”, but the heads of the Transgenetics SciOps team look the other way because he’s very useful.

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** His bio also mentions that the RDA is fully aware of “his extreme and potentially deadly side projects”, but the heads of the Transgenetics SciOps [=SciOps=] team look the other way because he’s very useful.


* In ''Avatar: Pandora Rising'', in the background of the picture of the bio for Volodin, a Russian MadScientist who joined the RDA because he knew they wouldn’t restrict his genetic/bioengineering experiments like the governments on earth did, an Avatar can be seen in a tank, that looks like the genetic material for a ''Viperwolf'' was added to the usual human/na’vi mix, while Volodin himself is about to cut into a dead viperwolf on a table in front of him.

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* In ''Avatar: Pandora Rising'', in the background of the picture of the bio for Volodin, a Russian MadScientist who joined the RDA because he knew they wouldn’t restrict his genetic/bioengineering experiments like the governments on earth did, an Avatar can be seen in a tank, that looks like the genetic material for a ''Viperwolf'' was added to the usual human/na’vi mix, while Volodin himself is about to cut into a dead viperwolf on a table in front of him.him.
** His bio also mentions that the RDA is fully aware of “his extreme and potentially deadly side projects”, but the heads of the Transgenetics SciOps team look the other way because he’s very useful.


* In ''Avatar: Pandora Rising'', in the background of the picture of the bio for Volodin, a Russian MadScientist who joined the RDA because he knew they wouldn’t restrict his genetic/bioengineering experiments like the governments on earth did, an Avatar can be seen in a tank, that looks like the genetic material for a ''Viperwolf'' was added to the usual human/na’vi mix, while Volodin himself is about to cut into a viperwolf corpse on a table in front of him.

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* In ''Avatar: Pandora Rising'', in the background of the picture of the bio for Volodin, a Russian MadScientist who joined the RDA because he knew they wouldn’t restrict his genetic/bioengineering experiments like the governments on earth did, an Avatar can be seen in a tank, that looks like the genetic material for a ''Viperwolf'' was added to the usual human/na’vi mix, while Volodin himself is about to cut into a dead viperwolf corpse on a table in front of him.


** Not to mention that particular grove of trees was a direct link to her ancestors. RDA was essentially bulldozing a graveyard and cathedral at the same time.

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** Not to mention that particular grove of trees was a direct link to her ancestors. RDA was essentially bulldozing a graveyard and cathedral at the same time.time.

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* In ''Avatar: Pandora Rising'', in the background of the picture of the bio for Volodin, a Russian MadScientist who joined the RDA because he knew they wouldn’t restrict his genetic/bioengineering experiments like the governments on earth did, an Avatar can be seen in a tank, that looks like the genetic material for a ''Viperwolf'' was added to the usual human/na’vi mix, while Volodin himself is about to cut into a viperwolf corpse on a table in front of him.


** Not to mention that particular grove of trees was a direct link to her ancestors. RDA was essentially bulldozing a graveyard and cathedral at the same time.
* At first glance Avatar could look like your typical Pocahontas-like movie telling you that respecting nature is good and genociding natives is bad. But the true message of it is actually much scarier. At the core the hero is a traitor to humanity who rejects his human nature to become an alien, and does this not for peace and understanding...but to actively declare war on the human race! Then, he personally leads an entire army of hostile aliens to purge all human presence from Pandora, remorselessly killing anyone in the way. On top of it, the film repeatedly describes Earth as a "dying planet", making the future of humanity look pretty bleak after all hope on Pandora is crushed. Jake single-handedly screwed over humanity just so that he could have kinky hair sex with an alien babe, and all along the movie acts like he did the right thing. Avatar is one of the extreme few fiction stories where humanity ''as a whole'' are the bad guys, and their demise is cheered on at the end.

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** Not to mention that particular grove of trees was a direct link to her ancestors. RDA was essentially bulldozing a graveyard and cathedral at the same time.
* At first glance Avatar could look like your typical Pocahontas-like movie telling you that respecting nature is good and genociding natives is bad. But the true message of it is actually much scarier. At the core the hero is a traitor to humanity who rejects his human nature to become an alien, and does this not for peace and understanding...but to actively declare war on the human race! Then, he personally leads an entire army of hostile aliens to purge all human presence from Pandora, remorselessly killing anyone in the way. On top of it, the film repeatedly describes Earth as a "dying planet", making the future of humanity look pretty bleak after all hope on Pandora is crushed. Jake single-handedly screwed over humanity just so that he could have kinky hair sex with an alien babe, and all along the movie acts like he did the right thing. Avatar is one of the extreme few fiction stories where humanity ''as a whole'' are the bad guys, and their demise is cheered on at the end.
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* At first glance Avatar could look like your typical Pocahontas-like movie telling you that respecting nature is good and genociding natives is bad. But the true message of it is actually much scarier. At the core the hero is a traitor to humanity who rejects his human nature to become an alien, and does this not for peace...but to actively declare war on the human race! Then, he personally leads an entire army of hostile aliens to purge all human presence from Pandora, remorselessly killing anyone in the way. On top of it, the film repeatedly describes Earth as a "dying planet", making the future of humanity look pretty bleak after all hope on Pandora is crushed. Jake single-handedly screwed over humanity as a whole just so that he could have kinky hair sex with an alien babe, and all along the movie acts like he did the right thing.

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* At first glance Avatar could look like your typical Pocahontas-like movie telling you that respecting nature is good and genociding natives is bad. But the true message of it is actually much scarier. At the core the hero is a traitor to humanity who rejects his human nature to become an alien, and does this not for peace...peace and understanding...but to actively declare war on the human race! Then, he personally leads an entire army of hostile aliens to purge all human presence from Pandora, remorselessly killing anyone in the way. On top of it, the film repeatedly describes Earth as a "dying planet", making the future of humanity look pretty bleak after all hope on Pandora is crushed. Jake single-handedly screwed over humanity as a whole just so that he could have kinky hair sex with an alien babe, and all along the movie acts like he did the right thing.thing. Avatar is one of the extreme few fiction stories where humanity ''as a whole'' are the bad guys, and their demise is cheered on at the end.


* At first glance Avatar could look like your typical Pocahontas-like movie telling you that respecting nature is good and genociding natives is bad. But the true message of it is actually much scarier. At the core the hero is a traitor to humanity, who rejects his human nature to become an alien, and does this not for peace...but to actively declare war on the human race! Then, he personally leads an entire army of hostile aliens to purge all human presence from Pandora, remorselessly killing anyone in the way. On top of it, the film repeatedly describes Earth as a "dying planet", making the future of humanity look pretty bleak after all hope on Pandora is crushed. Jake single-handedly screwed over humanity as a whole just so that he could have kinky hair sex with an alien babe, and all along the movie acts like he did the right thing.

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* At first glance Avatar could look like your typical Pocahontas-like movie telling you that respecting nature is good and genociding natives is bad. But the true message of it is actually much scarier. At the core the hero is a traitor to humanity, humanity who rejects his human nature to become an alien, and does this not for peace...but to actively declare war on the human race! Then, he personally leads an entire army of hostile aliens to purge all human presence from Pandora, remorselessly killing anyone in the way. On top of it, the film repeatedly describes Earth as a "dying planet", making the future of humanity look pretty bleak after all hope on Pandora is crushed. Jake single-handedly screwed over humanity as a whole just so that he could have kinky hair sex with an alien babe, and all along the movie acts like he did the right thing.


* At first glance Avatar could look like your typical Pocahontas-like movie telling you that respecting nature is good and genociding natives is bad. But the true message of it is actually much scarier. At the core the hero is a traitor to humanity, who rejects his human nature to become an alien, and does this not for peace...but to actively declare war on his own species. Then, he personally leads an entire army of hostile aliens to purge all human presence from Pandora, remorselessly killing anyone in the way. On top of it, the film repeatedly describes Earth as a "dying planet", making the future of the human race look pretty bleak after all hope on Pandora is crushed. Jake single-handedly screwed over humanity as a whole just so that he could have kinky hair sex with an alien babe, and all along the movie acts like he did the right thing.

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* At first glance Avatar could look like your typical Pocahontas-like movie telling you that respecting nature is good and genociding natives is bad. But the true message of it is actually much scarier. At the core the hero is a traitor to humanity, who rejects his human nature to become an alien, and does this not for peace...but to actively declare war on his own species. the human race! Then, he personally leads an entire army of hostile aliens to purge all human presence from Pandora, remorselessly killing anyone in the way. On top of it, the film repeatedly describes Earth as a "dying planet", making the future of the human race humanity look pretty bleak after all hope on Pandora is crushed. Jake single-handedly screwed over humanity as a whole just so that he could have kinky hair sex with an alien babe, and all along the movie acts like he did the right thing.


* At first glance Avatar could look like your typical Pocahontas-like movie telling you that respecting nature is good and genociding natives is bad. But the true message of it is actualy much scarier. At the core the hero is a traitor to humanity, who rejects his human nature to become an alien, and does this not for peace...but to actively declare war on his own species. Then, he personally leads an entire army of hostile aliens to purge all human presence from Pandora, remorselessly killing anyone in the way. On top of it, the film repeatedly describes Earth as a "dying planet", making the future of the human race look pretty bleak after all hope on Pandora is crushed. Jake single-handedly screwed over humanity as a whole just so that he could have kinky hair sex with an alien babe, and all along the movie acts like he did the right thing.

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* At first glance Avatar could look like your typical Pocahontas-like movie telling you that respecting nature is good and genociding natives is bad. But the true message of it is actualy actually much scarier. At the core the hero is a traitor to humanity, who rejects his human nature to become an alien, and does this not for peace...but to actively declare war on his own species. Then, he personally leads an entire army of hostile aliens to purge all human presence from Pandora, remorselessly killing anyone in the way. On top of it, the film repeatedly describes Earth as a "dying planet", making the future of the human race look pretty bleak after all hope on Pandora is crushed. Jake single-handedly screwed over humanity as a whole just so that he could have kinky hair sex with an alien babe, and all along the movie acts like he did the right thing.


** Not to mention that particular grove of trees was a direct link to her ancestors. RDA was essentially bulldozing a graveyard and cathedral at the same time.

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** Not to mention that particular grove of trees was a direct link to her ancestors. RDA was essentially bulldozing a graveyard and cathedral at the same time.time.
* At first glance Avatar could look like your typical Pocahontas-like movie telling you that respecting nature is good and genociding natives is bad. But the true message of it is actualy much scarier. At the core the hero is a traitor to humanity, who rejects his human nature to become an alien, and does this not for peace...but to actively declare war on his own species. Then, he personally leads an entire army of hostile aliens to purge all human presence from Pandora, remorselessly killing anyone in the way. On top of it, the film repeatedly describes Earth as a "dying planet", making the future of the human race look pretty bleak after all hope on Pandora is crushed. Jake single-handedly screwed over humanity as a whole just so that he could have kinky hair sex with an alien babe, and all along the movie acts like he did the right thing.


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* The scene of [[spoiler: Hometree being burned and brought to the ground]]. It's heartbreaking and terrifying at the same time, especially since it's inevitable that [[spoiler: many Na'vi, including children, were killed]].
** The 9/11 parallels, said to be unintentional, are extremely eerie. From the [[spoiler: collapsing tree trunks]] to the ash and smoke [[spoiler:after the collapse]], it really does resemble September 11th.

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* The scene of [[spoiler: Hometree being burned and brought to the ground]]. ground. It's heartbreaking and terrifying at the same time, especially since it's inevitable that [[spoiler: many Na'vi, including children, were killed]].
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** The 9/11 parallels, said to be unintentional, are extremely eerie. From the [[spoiler: collapsing tree trunks]] trunks to the ash and smoke [[spoiler:after after the collapse]], collapse, it really does resemble September 11th.



** [[spoiler: A deleted scene reveals that Wainfleet walks up to him and shoots him at point blank range with that massive gun of his. Imagine the outcome of that...]]

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** [[spoiler: A deleted scene reveals that Wainfleet walks up to him and shoots him at point blank range with that massive gun of his. Imagine the outcome of that...]]



* Pandora's atmosphere is extremely toxic to humans, and yet it has ''just'' enough essential gases to make asphyxiation lengthy and quite painful - specifically hydrogen sulfide, which ''burns'' the mucous membranes lining the esophagus, and causes other nasty damage to the lungs. Even very limited and minor inhalation could result in permanent damage - luckily [[spoiler:Jake tossed away his human body in the end.]] On average, a human asphyxiates from carbon dioxide build-up and poisoning while their head is trapped in a plastic bag from roughly 1 to 2 minutes. Due to Pandora's slightly lower C02 content (18%) and high enough presence of oxygen, it's stated that it takes roughly ''four minutes'' to fully suffocate. This is shown near the end where Jake is gasping for breath for quite some time before he collapses and starts convulsing, after his mobile lab was accidentally damaged and exposed to the air. If Neytiri hadn't shown up right then and there and quickly figured out how to operate the Exopack, [[FridgeHorror he would've died a rather graphic and gruesome death.]]

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* Pandora's atmosphere is extremely toxic to humans, and yet it has ''just'' enough essential gases to make asphyxiation lengthy and quite painful - specifically hydrogen sulfide, which ''burns'' the mucous membranes lining the esophagus, and causes other nasty damage to the lungs. Even very limited and minor inhalation could result in permanent damage - luckily [[spoiler:Jake Jake tossed away his human body in the end.]] end. On average, a human asphyxiates from carbon dioxide build-up and poisoning while their head is trapped in a plastic bag from roughly 1 to 2 minutes. Due to Pandora's slightly lower C02 content (18%) and high enough presence of oxygen, it's stated that it takes roughly ''four minutes'' to fully suffocate. This is shown near the end where Jake is gasping for breath for quite some time before he collapses and starts convulsing, after his mobile lab was accidentally damaged and exposed to the air. If Neytiri hadn't shown up right then and there and quickly figured out how to operate the Exopack, [[FridgeHorror he would've died a rather graphic and gruesome death.]]


* Pandora's atmosphere is extremely toxic to humans, and yet it has ''just'' enough essential gases to make asphyxiation lengthy and quite painful - specifically hydrogen sulfide, which ''burns'' the mucous membranes lining the esophagus, and causes other nasty damage to the lungs. Even very limited and minor inhalation could result in permanent damage - luckily [[spoiler:Jake tossed away his human body in the end.]] On average, a human asphyxiates from carbon dioxide build-up and poisoning while their head is trapped in a plastic bag from roughly 1 to 2 minutes. Due to Pandora's slightly lower C02 content (18%) and high enough presence of oxygen, it's stated that it takes roughly ''four minutes'' to fully suffocate. This is shown near the end where Jake is gasping for breath for quite some time before he collapses and starts convulsing. If Neytiri hadn't shown up right then and there and quickly figured out how to operate the Exopack, [[FridgeHorror he would've died a rather graphic and gruesome death.]]

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* Pandora's atmosphere is extremely toxic to humans, and yet it has ''just'' enough essential gases to make asphyxiation lengthy and quite painful - specifically hydrogen sulfide, which ''burns'' the mucous membranes lining the esophagus, and causes other nasty damage to the lungs. Even very limited and minor inhalation could result in permanent damage - luckily [[spoiler:Jake tossed away his human body in the end.]] On average, a human asphyxiates from carbon dioxide build-up and poisoning while their head is trapped in a plastic bag from roughly 1 to 2 minutes. Due to Pandora's slightly lower C02 content (18%) and high enough presence of oxygen, it's stated that it takes roughly ''four minutes'' to fully suffocate. This is shown near the end where Jake is gasping for breath for quite some time before he collapses and starts convulsing.convulsing, after his mobile lab was accidentally damaged and exposed to the air. If Neytiri hadn't shown up right then and there and quickly figured out how to operate the Exopack, [[FridgeHorror he would've died a rather graphic and gruesome death.]]


* [[spoiler: The scene near the end where Jake just about dies from asphyxiation after his link is broken and he's exposed to the open air. [[FridgeHorror If Neytiri hadn't figured out what to do in time]]...]]

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* [[spoiler: The scene Pandora's atmosphere is extremely toxic to humans, and yet it has ''just'' enough essential gases to make asphyxiation lengthy and quite painful - specifically hydrogen sulfide, which ''burns'' the mucous membranes lining the esophagus, and causes other nasty damage to the lungs. Even very limited and minor inhalation could result in permanent damage - luckily [[spoiler:Jake tossed away his human body in the end.]] On average, a human asphyxiates from carbon dioxide build-up and poisoning while their head is trapped in a plastic bag from roughly 1 to 2 minutes. Due to Pandora's slightly lower C02 content (18%) and high enough presence of oxygen, it's stated that it takes roughly ''four minutes'' to fully suffocate. This is shown near the end where Jake just about dies from asphyxiation after his link is broken gasping for breath for quite some time before he collapses and he's exposed to the open air. [[FridgeHorror starts convulsing. If Neytiri hadn't shown up right then and there and quickly figured out what how to do in time]]...operate the Exopack, [[FridgeHorror he would've died a rather graphic and gruesome death.]]


** What makes those few minutes when the Na'vi are being massacred indiscriminately even more horrifying & tearjerking is that things like this has actually happened in the real world. Not the mini mechas & the 10 ft tall humanoids, but time & time again in our history indigenous people have gone up against a foreign power armed with vastly superior military technology in defense of their lands. Many of them fought bravely, sometimes extremely so. Yet, except for a handful of times, they lost. Very badly.

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** What makes those few minutes when the Na'vi are being massacred indiscriminately even more horrifying & tearjerking is that things like this has have actually happened in the real world. Not the mini mechas & the 10 ft tall 10-foot-tall humanoids, but time & time again in our history indigenous people have gone up against a foreign power armed with vastly superior military technology in defense of their lands. Many of them fought bravely, sometimes extremely so. Yet, except for a handful of times, they lost. Very badly.



* [[spoiler: The scene near the end where Jake just about dies from asphyxiation after his link is broken and he's exposed to the open air. If Neytiri hadn't figured out what to do in time...]]
* This didn't make it into the final cut, but in the draft of the script, Tsu'tey survives his fall out of the Valkryie Bomber. Wainfleet, loaded up in his [[HumongousMecha AMP suit]] comes across him. He doesn't shoot him. He doesn't stomp on him. [[FateWorseThanDeath He brings out a knife, picks up Tsu'tey by the queue and slices it off at the base]]. Keep in mind that a queue is akin to a Na'vi's nervous system. Tsu'tey's screams are said to be agonizing. Make matters worse, he holds it up like a trophy.
---> '''Wainfleet:''' I hear this is worse than death for you, chief.

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* [[spoiler: The scene near the end where Jake just about dies from asphyxiation after his link is broken and he's exposed to the open air. [[FridgeHorror If Neytiri hadn't figured out what to do in time...time]]...]]
* This didn't make it into the final cut, but in the draft of the script, Tsu'tey survives his fall out of the Valkryie Bomber. Wainfleet, loaded up in his [[HumongousMecha AMP suit]] comes across him. He doesn't shoot him. He doesn't stomp on him. [[FateWorseThanDeath He Instead, ''[[AndIMustScream he brings out a knife, picks up Tsu'tey by the queue and slices it off at the base]].base]]''. Keep in mind that a queue is akin to a Na'vi's nervous system. Tsu'tey's screams are said to be agonizing. Make matters worse, he holds it up like a trophy.
---> '''Wainfleet:''' [[FateWorseThanDeath I hear this is worse than death for you, you]], chief.

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