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The aspect of Frankenstein is common to both the novel Prey and the film Bladerunner This aspect is significant to both of the texts as the actions and consequences of the Frankensteins are what the plots of both texts are based mainly upon In Prey the Frankenstein of the literature is the Nano-swarm while in Bladerunner its the renegade replicants The renegade replicants of Bladerunner and the nano-swarm of Prey exhibit similar properties in that they are both artificially created by man both self-aware and they both inflict harm upon their creators These properties are also shown by Mary Shelleys Frankenstein which shows that those two objects are the Frankensteins of their respective texts However those two also exhibit fundamental differences that set them apart like the level of self-awareness in which they achieve and their objectives The nano-swarm is a cloud of particles which evolves according to its environment and the stimuli that it encounters It can think for itself it is able to respond to stimuli and it can use food to self-replicate This essentially makes it a living organism It does not exhibit any sort of emotion when it is in its cloud-state except fear backs away from explosions in the cave The swarm has seemingly only two primary functions to self-replicate and to hunt down other organisms in order to provide nutrients for growth The replicant is a genetically engineered creature composing of entirely organic components which is designed to resemble humans The design can be best summed up by the slogan more human than human The replicant experiences emotion just like humans and is many times stronger and faster The main objective of the renegade replicants is to be exactly the same as humans eg extended lifespan rather than the limit of four years The nano-swarm is similar to the renegade replicants in that they are both man-made The nano-swarm is created by the scientists of the Xymos Corporation while
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