||Plot Summary for
When commercial towing vehicle Nostromo, heading back to Earth, intercepts an SoS signal
from a nearby planet, the crew are under obligation to investigate. After a bad landing on
the planet, some crew members leave the ship to explore the area. At the same time as they
discover a hive colony of some unknown creature, the ship's computer deciphers the message
to be a warning, not a call for help. When one of the eggs is disturbed, the crew do not
know the danger they are in until it is too late.