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Crichton: Open the door, you soulless pinheaded adolescent pig!
Crichton gets a bit fed-up with Talyn.

The son of Moya, due to rape by the Peacekeepers who forcibly blended their own technology into the offspring's genetics. Unlike most Leviathans, created as a battleship with in-built armament. Unfortunately, With Great Power Comes Great Insanity.

  • Ax-Crazy: He can't help it, he was bred to be this way.
  • Bilingual Dialogue: Talyn, who lacks a Pilot to speak for him, communicates through trills and bloop noises.
  • Break the Cutie: The kid was practically born insane.
  • Emo Teen: Oh so much. Crichton even calls him out on it when Talyn becomes too bratty and petty (brattiness includes: locking doors on John, stealing his stuff, trying to separate him and auntie Aeryn, and trying to throw him out (into space)). The problem is that he's a bratty teenager with a really big BFG.
  • Heroic Sacrifice
  • Leeroy Jenkins: Can get a little carried away in engaging the enemy- forcing Crais to start playing the voice of reason.
  • Living MacGuffin
  • Living Ship
  • Momma's Boy: A positive example, as despite his emotional problems, Talyn is shown to care deeply for Moya. At the end of "The Ugly Truth," it is revealed that Talyn willingly destroyed the Plokavian ship because they carried material that could've posed a threat to her. And if there was ever any doubt before, Talyn agrees to the Heroic Sacrifice because Crais tells him, "Moya will soon be enslaved."
  • Shipper on Deck: In "Green Eyed Monster", it turns out that Talyn has been conspiring to get Crais and Aeryn together, doing weird stuff like cranking up the heat in whatever room they're in. As someone correctly pointed out on the main page: "weirdest example ever".
    • Although since Aeryn is a surrogate mother-figure, as well as Crais being his Pilot, you can see why.
  • So Proud of You: When Talyn sacrifices himself to destroy Scorpius' command carrier, his mother and Pilot watch at a distance. It is clear that, aside from sorrow, Moya feels extremely proud of what her son has managed to do.
  • Trigger Happy
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Only Leviathan in the universe that's armed with any sort of weaponry, but it turns out that whatever the Peacekeepers did drove him crazy.
    • While his biology likely made him unbalanced, the poor kid might have stood a chance if not for being under constant threat since birth. Crais theorized that it was the Peacekeeper Retrieval Squad hunt that finally pushed Talyn over the edge.
    • That and the fact that Crais (not exactly stable himself) was Talyn's first captain.
    • And that time he had Stark (a complete nutjob) for a pilot probably did him no favours either.


A Peacekeeper prison ship, last assigned to hold a specific passenger...

  • Captured by Cannibals: Not exactly living the high life.
  • Ghost Ship: She's become this by the time Crichton and co. find her.
  • Prison Ship: Originally housed criminally insane prisoners. This didn't go well for her.

    Rovhu's Pilot 
Played by: Sean Masterson

Rovhu's Pilot, found by Crichton while exploring the remains of Rovhu.

  • Captured by Cannibals: Although they were originally his fellow Peacekeeper crew.
  • Death Seeker: Having your regrowing arms constantly cut off and eaten will do that.

Played By: Shane Briant

A former Peacekeeper prisoner of unknown species, with the ability to turn one person into two. After taking over the ship Rovhu, he's been largely using his power to get food and turn his former guards into savage monsters.

  • Clones Are People, Too / Expendable Clone: He asserts that the twinning process makes two equal versions of a person... that he's using to make more food for himself and the Xarai.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Acts like a pleasant conversationalist and not a brain-eating, cannibalistic sociopath.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: His twinning power and cannibal family are the end of him.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: "All I need is more.... what, Food? Family? Is there a difference?"
  • Nothing Is Scarier: Everything about him, from his origins to his crimes to his cybernetic parts, are left unexplained.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: Killed in his only appearance, but his actions hang over Season 3 and the relationship between Crichton and Aeryn for most of the show.

A dying Leviathan that rescues Crichton after he's marooned in his module in the season three finale.

  • Heroic Sacrifice: Crashes deliberately on the Eidolon homeworld as part of Crichton's plan to escape from Commandant Grayza.

    Elack's Pilot 



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Played by Itself

A DRD who becomes Crichton's personal mascot.


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