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* FlashyTeleportation: The aliens have an ability to do this, beaming themselves and Stiles away at the end.



* {{Teleportation}}: The aliens have an ability to do this, beaming themselves and Stiles away at the end.



* WhamLine: "Don't you get it? ''They'' were testing ''us!'' And we ''failed.''"

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* WhamLine: "Don't you get it? ''They'' were testing ''us!'' And we ''failed.''"''"
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Linden Stiles is about to be executed for eleven murders. However, he maintains his innocence, and will not give a confession to a Catholic priest, saying that God knows the truth. When the drugs have been applied, instead of dying he wakes up in another place, facing two sinister men, one bearing a syringe.

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Linden Stiles (Creator/ClancyBrown) is about to be executed for eleven murders. However, he maintains his innocence, and will not give a confession to a Catholic priest, saying that God knows the truth. When the drugs have been applied, instead of dying he wakes up in another place, facing two sinister men, one bearing a syringe.


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* SuicideIsShameful: Linden Stiles' execution is faked so he's "volunteered" to undergo a secret experiment. They specifically chose him as he's a devout Catholic, so he won't refuse the offer as the alternative is death, which to him would be suicide.

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* SuicideIsShameful: Linden Stiles' execution is faked so he's who's "volunteered" to undergo a secret experiment. They specifically chose him as he's a devout Catholic, so he won't refuse the offer as the alternative is death, which to him would be suicide.


* EarAche: Stiles and the aliens have an ability to commit a high-pitched sound is painful for humans.

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* EarAche: Stiles and the aliens have an ability to commit emit a high-pitched sound is painful for humans.



* SuicideIsShameful: Linden Stiles' execution is faked who's "volunteered" to undergo a secret experiment. They specifically chose him as he's a devout Catholic, so he won't refuse the offer as the alternative is death, which to him would be suicide.

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* SuicideIsShameful: Linden Stiles' execution is faked who's so he's "volunteered" to undergo a secret experiment. They specifically chose him as he's a devout Catholic, so he won't refuse the offer as the alternative is death, which to him would be suicide.


* ThouShaltNotKill: Stiles declines to kill the commandos sent after him even to defend his own life.

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* ThouShaltNotKill: Stiles declines to kill the commandos sent after him even to defend his own life.life.
* WhamLine: "Don't you get it? ''They'' were testing ''us!'' And we ''failed.''"


* HumansAreBastards: Kersaw thinks that the aliens concludes this as a result of their experiment and hunt of Stiles.

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* HumansAreBastards: Kersaw thinks that the aliens concludes concluded this as a result of their experiment and hunt of Stiles.

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* SecretTest: In the final scene, Dr. Ellen Kersaw realizes that humanity was secretly being tested by the aliens to determine whether or not they should make contact with them. They failed.

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* LastMinuteReprieve: A variation. In lieu of execution, Sgt. Linden Stiles is given the choice of submitting to a military experiment. However, as far as the observers of the execution and the outside world were concerned, the execution went ahead as scheduled. Stiles himself thought that it had until he woke up.

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* KarmicTwistEnding: Linden Stiles allows himself to have his DNA spliced with alien DNA found from a body at a crash site thus transforming him into a human/alien hybrid with enhanced senses. He is allowed to escape the government facility so as to be hunted down. When he's caught and about to be executed, the aliens arrive and kidnap Stiles while at the same showing signs of disappointment at the army, revealing the entire events to be a test which humanity has failed.

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* GovernmentConspiracy: The US government and military framed Sgt. Linden Stiles for the murders of eleven people at an Army recruiting office after he disobeyed a direct order to assassinate an Iraqi warlord for purely political reasons and went public about the planned assassination.


* TeleportersAndTransporters: The aliens have an ability to do this, beaming themselves and Stiles away at the end.

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* TeleportersAndTransporters: {{Teleportation}}: The aliens have an ability to do this, beaming themselves and Stiles away at the end.


* QuestionableConsent: Stiles submits to the experiment, but the alternative was death. His religious beliefs also precluded the latter, as for him it would essentially be suicide, as the experimenters knew.



* QuestionableConsent: Stiles submits to the experiment, but the alternative was death. His religious beliefs also precluded the latter, as for him it would essentially be suicide, as the experimenters knew.


* PainfulTransformation: Stiles undergoes one in the process of his DNA slowly melding with the aliens'. He first throws up continually, then loses his hair, grows claws on his hand, even his skull and brain enlarges.

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* PainfulTransformation: Stiles undergoes one in the process of his DNA slowly melding with the aliens'. He first throws up continually, then loses his hair, grows claws on his hand, hands, even his skull and brain enlarges.

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* TeleportersAndTransporters: The aliens have an ability to do this, beaming themselves and Stiles away at the end.

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