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[[caption-width-right:350:Only Ed would be weird enough to trust Gordon with {{Shapeshifter}} abilities.]]


** That said, warped interpretations of the Bible have been used by humans in the past to justify the kinds of actions the Krill would approve of.

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** That said, warped interpretations of the Bible have been used by humans in the past to justify the kinds of actions the Krill would approve of. It's possible that Krill behavior is based on similar selective reading of the Anhkana.


* ShoutOut: As the planned destruction of the colony approaches, it turns into a reconstruction of scenes before the destruction of Alderaan in ''[[Film/ANewHope Star Wars]]''.

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As the planned destruction of the colony approaches, it turns into a reconstruction of scenes before the destruction of Alderaan in ''[[Film/ANewHope Star Wars]]''.Wars]]''.
** During prayer on-board on the Krill vessel, instead of saying "Temeen Emideen," Gordon says "[[Literature/TheHungerGames Katniss Everdeen]]."


* ExtremeOmnivore: Bortus can eat virtually anything, as the harsh conditions of his homeworld necessitated that their people be able to derive sustenance from whatever they could find. He chows down on a cactus, a napkin, and a glass to demonstrate. This may also explain why they only need to urinate once per year -- their bodies produce very little waste, since they're able to process so much more than ours.

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* ExtremeOmnivore: Bortus can eat virtually anything, as the harsh conditions of his homeworld necessitated that their people be able to derive sustenance from whatever they could find. He chows down on a cactus, a napkin, and a glass to demonstrate. This may also explain why they only need to urinate once per year -- their year--their bodies produce very little waste, since they're able to process so much more than ours.



* ShoutOut: As the planned destruction of the colony approaches, it turns into a reconstruction of scenes before the destruction of Alderaan in [[Film/ANewHope Star Wars]].

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* ShoutOut: As the planned destruction of the colony approaches, it turns into a reconstruction of scenes before the destruction of Alderaan in [[Film/ANewHope ''[[Film/ANewHope Star Wars]].Wars]]''.



* TheWorfBarrage: In true ''Series/StarTrek'' fashion, the ''Orville'' fires all energy weapons at the Krill ship with the Worf {{Expy}} reporting "No damage."

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* TheWorfBarrage: In true ''Series/StarTrek'' ''Franchise/StarTrek'' fashion, the ''Orville'' fires all energy weapons at the Krill ship with the Worf {{Expy}} reporting "No damage."


-->'''Talaya:''' Why did you save the children?\\

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-->'''Talaya:''' -->'''Teleya:''' Why did you save the children?\\



'''Talaya:''' After what they saw you do today? They will be. ''They. Will. Be.''

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'''Talaya:''' '''Teleya:''' After what they saw you do today? They will be. ''They. Will. Be.''



* BittersweetEnding: Mercer not only obtained the Anhkana, but he brought along an intact Krill destroyer and prevented the massacre of a hundred thousand innocent civilians. However, despite his best efforts to protect the children, he's told by Talaya that all he did was ensure they'd grow up wanting vengeance for him killing the rest of the ship's crew. It's hard to say how right she is about that, given at least Koja is shown to be curious and inquisitive.

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* BittersweetEnding: Mercer not only obtained the Anhkana, but he brought along an intact Krill destroyer and prevented the massacre of a hundred thousand innocent civilians. However, despite his best efforts to protect the children, he's told by Talaya Teleya that all he did was ensure they'd grow up wanting vengeance for him killing the rest of the ship's crew. It's hard to say how right she is about that, given at least Koja is shown to be curious and inquisitive.



* MoralMyopia: Krill society sees anyone but them as soulless beings to be treated as nothing more than obstacles. When Mercer kills the entire crew of the Krill destroyer save Talaya and the kids to defend a helpless colony, she only sees the Krill he killed and says that all the kids will see, too. Though given Koja's vast interest in Humans and even asking if they have a soul, she might not be ''entirely'' right.

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* MoralMyopia: Krill society sees anyone but them as soulless beings to be treated as nothing more than obstacles. When Mercer kills the entire crew of the Krill destroyer save Talaya Teleya and the kids to defend a helpless colony, she only sees the Krill he killed and says that all the kids will see, too. Though given Koja's vast interest in Humans and even asking if they have a soul, she might not be ''entirely'' right.right.
* NamesTheSame: The Krill god Avis shares his name with a rental car company, which Malloy mocks constantly, such as telling the children that the humans believe in a rival deity called Hertz.



* NotSoAboveItAll: When Malloy makes Bortus eat a cactus plant, Alara chastises him for possibly hurting Bortus. When the Moclan eats the cactus with no problem, Alara ''immediately'' makes him eat a drinking glass.



* PunctuatedForEmphasis: Teleya's last line:
-->'''Teleya:''' After what they saw you do today? They will be. ''They. Will. Be.''



* ShoutOut: As the planned destruction of the colony approaches, it turns into a reconstruction of scenes before the destruction of Alderaan in [[Film/ANewHope Star Wars]]

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* ShoutOut: As the planned destruction of the colony approaches, it turns into a reconstruction of scenes before the destruction of Alderaan in [[Film/ANewHope Star Wars]] Wars]].
* ASimplePlan: Mercer and Gordon have a simple mission: dress up as Krill, infiltrate a Krill ship, copy their scriptures. It escalates to stopping a weapon of mass destruction and hijacking the entire ship.



* NamesTheSame: The Krill god Avis shares his name with a rental car company, which Malloy mocks constantly, such as telling the children that the humans believe in a rival deity called Hertz.
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: Talaya's last line:
-->'''Talaya:''' After what they saw you do today? They will be. ''They. Will. Be.''
* ASimplePlan: Mercer and Gordon have a simple mission: dress up as Krill, infiltrate a Krill ship, copy their scriptures. It escalates to stopping a weapon of mass destruction and hijacking the entire ship.

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* MoodWhiplash: Turns on a dime from light-hearted adventure and comedy to dark drama and back again several times. Although all episodes of season one of this self-described {{Dramedy}} series have elements of this, "Krill" is generally cited as a notable example due to its violence and ominous ending; yet it starts with a comedic sequence in which Bortus displays his ability to eat almost anything.


* BlazingInfernoHellfireSauce: Bortus demonstrates his ability to eat anything by casually popping an entire ball of wasabi into his mouth, much to the horror of his colleagues, with Alara remaking that she'd have been left crying and throwing up if she'd tried to do the same thing.

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* BlazingInfernoHellfireSauce: Bortus demonstrates his ability to eat anything by casually popping an entire ball of wasabi into his mouth, much to the horror of his colleagues, with Alara remaking remarking that she'd have been left crying and throwing up if she'd tried to do the same thing.

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* BlazingInfernoHellfireSauce: Bortus demonstrates his ability to eat anything by casually popping an entire ball of wasabi into his mouth, much to the horror of his colleagues, with Alara remaking that she'd have been left crying and throwing up if she'd tried to do the same thing.


* ShoutOut: As the planned destruction of the colony approaches, it turns into a reconstruction of scenes before the destruction of Alderaan in [[ANewHope Star Wars]]

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* ShoutOut: As the planned destruction of the colony approaches, it turns into a reconstruction of scenes before the destruction of Alderaan in [[ANewHope [[Film/ANewHope Star Wars]]


Mercer and Malloy go on an undercover mission to obtain a copy of the Krill bible, the Anhkana, in order to understand them better, but they discover the Krill ship they've infiltrated is on its own mission: using a weapon that will kill a hundred thousand humans on a nearby colony. And the Krill have their own children aboard the ship.

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Mercer and Malloy go on an undercover mission to obtain a copy of the Krill bible, scriptures, the Anhkana, in order to understand them better, but they discover the Krill ship they've infiltrated is on its own mission: using a weapon that will kill a hundred thousand humans on a nearby colony. And the Krill have their own children aboard the ship.



* ADateWithRosiePalms: Alara sneaks in a subtle reference when, after Isaac offers to engage in sexual relations with, she says she's "working on myself right now".

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: Alara sneaks in a subtle reference when, after Isaac offers to engage in "attempt sexual relations with, relations" with her, she says she's "working on myself right now".



* EurekaMoment: Mercer has one, while explaining to Koja about various human races, specifically about the reason for the black skin of Africans. He suddenly realizes that the Krill, having evolved in perpetual darkness, have no natural protection against ultraviolet.

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* EurekaMoment: Mercer has one, while explaining to Koja about various human races, specifically about the reason for the black dark skin of Africans. He suddenly realizes that the Krill, having evolved in perpetual darkness, have no natural protection against ultraviolet.



* ASimplePlan: Mercer and Gordon have a simple mission: dress up as Krill, infiltrate a Krill ship, copy their bible. It escalates to stopping a weapon of mass destruction and hijacking the entire ship.

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* ASimplePlan: Mercer and Gordon have a simple mission: dress up as Krill, infiltrate a Krill ship, copy their bible.scriptures. It escalates to stopping a weapon of mass destruction and hijacking the entire ship.

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* ShoutOut: As the planned destruction of the colony approaches, it turns into a reconstruction of scenes before the destruction of Alderaan in [[ANewHope Star Wars]]

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: Alara sneaks in a subtle reference when, after Isaac offers to engage in sexual relations with, she says she's "working on myself right now".


* ScaryAmoralReligion: The Krill religion states that no one except the Krill has souls and therefore are inferior and, at best, are tools to serve Krill interests. At worst they are impediments to Krill ambitions that can be removed.

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* ScaryAmoralReligion: The Krill religion states that non-Krill have no one except the Krill has souls and are therefore are inferior and, inferior; at best, are they're tools to serve Krill interests. At worst they are interests, at worst, they're impediments to Krill ambitions that can be removed.


* CassandraTruth: When questioned on why he and Mercer have infiltrated the Krill ship, Gordon honestly replies that they came to steal the Anhkana. The captain doesn't believe him, as it's far more likely they came for the experimental neutron bomb than a mere book, regardless of its importance to the Krill.

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* CassandraTruth: When questioned on why he and Mercer have infiltrated the Krill ship, Gordon honestly replies that they came to steal for the Anhkana. The captain doesn't believe him, as it's far more likely they came for the experimental neutron bomb than a mere book, regardless of its importance to the Krill.


'''Mercer:''' Froozhengladje.\\

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'''Mercer:''' [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers Froozhengladje.\\]]\\

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