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"This fetus has the accuracy of a former Israeli Armed forces member."
Cynical Asshole, Bronyism

Cameron: What happened?
Kim: I was scanned. The woman in the waiting room...
Cameron: She scanned you?
Kim: No, not her. Her child. Her unborn child scanned me.

"Well, it's not a conventional fetus."
David, Prometheus

Bearing a fomor child isn't easy. The mother is plagued all through hr pregnancy by horrible dreams and feelings that something isn't right with her baby (or babies). She can feel malevolence pouring out of the thing in her womb, hating her, waiting to kill her, and wanting to hurt her every chance it gets. She is alone in her torment, for no one believes that any unborn child is evil. The more the mother insists that something is wrong, the more that people perceive her as being insane. Should she try to harm the child, the baby causes such internal agony to her that she is rendered unconscious. The same happens if she attempts suicide. The Baneling incubates within the mother, merging with the egg and becoming a full-fledged fomor by the time to child is born. When it is time for the birth, if the mother has tried to kill her baby, the fomor child emerges in such a way that it kills or cripples the mother.
Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Freak Legions: A Player's Guide To Fomori

When the victim mates, its offspring will be hybrids - part human, part genestealer. The hybrid child does not consume its parent, as with more inefficient parasites. One of the changes wrought by the infection is the absorption of part of the host creature's brain. During this foul process the parent is shorn of any free will, reduced to the role of slave to its unborn child. Once the infant is born, the parent will go to any length, even suicide, to protect its offspring. In the parent's mind, the child is hale and hearty, a specimen of physical perfection. In reality, it is a repugnant, mewling crossbreed, discoloured features twisted into a fanged mask. This mockery of the family unite is incredibly disturbing - a message from the Great Devourer that even ties of kith and kin will be consumed and assimilated by the Hive Mind.

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