The white dove that Batty releases with his death does not begs the question, "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?", but instead asks, "Do Artificial Replicants have Immortal Souls?"
The replicants, led by Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer in a breakout performance) are ruthless, heartless and will torture or kill in order to get what they want.
When Roy Batty uses the last minutes of his four-year life to save Decker's life, the irony is bitter with no leavening of sweetness.
You may think you can handle the itchy lace, but the reality is: after an hour or two, it might drive you batty.
- Labyrinth of Batty Langley.
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