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  Mantrid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By the end of season two Mantrid's drones composed 64% of the mass of the entire Light Zone and were poised to rapidly finish consuming the rest of it.
Mantrid and a few of his drones also managed to slip through the portal as the Light Zone ended, his own ship destroyed so that only a small computer core carried by a single drone arm was left of him.
Mantrid makes a short appearance in the third season as well, resurrected on the desolate planet Fire to suffer punishment for his choices.
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 The Official Lexx Fan Club! The Story So Far...Series 2
Mantrid agrees under duress to wake the insect and make it produce Protoblood for Kai, but once it's awake, Kai shatters Mantrid's jar and transfers the Insect Essence to the Larva, causing it to awaken properly.
Mantrid's assistant takes the remains of Mantrid, and the "transferrence" organ from the insect and uses the organ to transfer Mantrid's mind into a machine that he has been building to try to escape from the prison world.
Mantrid is now part man, part insect and part computer all housed in the body of a small spaceship.
www.lexxfanclub.org /story2.html   (3744 words)

 Mantrid - the hoopy mad scientist
Mantrid's head and the blue insect transference organ (that contained His Shadow's essence) are currently devoid of any essence and are therefore quietly rotting in a smelly heap in the spaceship.
Mantrid's ugly mush decomposing in a putrefied mess with that that large blue insect thing rotting alongside must make the smell unbearable - in fact, I think there may even be maggots and stuff in there and the flesh would be all oozy and discoloured.
So, Mantrid AND His Shadow's essence became a new entity in the spaceship (designed to carry and keep alive Mantrids brain after his death) and it is the spaceship that is the arch-baddie of the series.
www.sadgeezer.com /lexx/mantrid.htm   (1154 words)

 Mantrid: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
His physical appearence was that of a head situated on top of a large hovering jar (for lack of a better word), containing all of his organs.
When the crew of the Lexx paid a visit to Mantrid's world in search of protoblood, Kai, possessed by His Shadow's essence, brought along a dormant insect with them.
Mantrid escapes the destruction of his planet with his bizarre little ship, taking along his two drone arms.
www.encyclopedian.com /ma/Mantrid.html   (425 words)

 'Lexx' - 'Mantrid' (spoilers)
Mantrid pays particular attention to the transduction organ, which he believes transfers the insect consciousness from one body to the next.
Mantrid refuses, seeing the insect as a means of escape from his decaying body.
Mantrid insists it is too late for him, but Igor pays no attention and prepares to transfer his master's consciousness to a new form.
www.space.com /sciencefiction/tv/lexx_201_spoilers_000320.html   (1522 words)

 ClassicTV - Lexx - Episode Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
One of these is His Shadow's bio-vizier, Mantrid, who plans to become immortal by transferring his consciousness into a massive computer.
At first it seems as if their prayers are answered when they get a response from none other than Brizon, His Shadow's former Supreme bio-vizier and Mantrid's mentor.
Mantrid's drone arms are everywhere, even inside the ship.
www.classictv.info /show/episodes.asp?id=39   (3859 words)

 Mantrid: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Mantrid is the maniacal computer/human/insect being who dominated the second series of Lexx (Lexx is a science fiction tv series that follows the adventures of a group of mis-matched individuals aboard...)
Mantrid was also accompanied in exile by a deeply submissive human slave, Exception Handler: No article summary found.
Mantrid and a few of his drones also managed to slip through the portal as the Light Zone ended, Exception Handler: No article summary found.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /ref/mantrid   (2021 words)

 Evil Cyber Fish of Doom!: Mantrid or Prince?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Mantrid became posessed of the Divine insect essence which wanted to completely eradicate humanity from the universe.
Xev, and eventually Stan, realized that it was no use running, even if it meant certain death to stay...and from then on the show always began with the song of the Brunnen G (Kai's race), that they sung when they went into battle expecting to die.
Lyekka, a man-eating plant entered Mantrid's superstructure and killed what remained of his physical body, imprisoning him in a machine, which the crew of the Lexx eventually reached and Xev crushed him under a boot heel.
www.20six.co.uk /evilfish/archive/2004/10/31/mbfh0zeizg53.htm   (1141 words)

 LEXX 2-01- Episode One of Series Two - "Mantrid"
Kai knows where Mantrid is hiding and so the LEXX goes off in search of Mantrid's home planet.
Mantrid's sad but trusty assistant meanwhile, manages to revive his master's head by retrieving the transference organ from the insect and using it to reanimate Mantrid.
Meanwhile, Mantrid's assistant watches as His Shadows essence is transferred into Mantrid from the insects' transference organ.
www.sadgeezer.com /lexx/lexx2-01.htm   (1773 words)

 CORE+ARM vs LEXX?? (Mantrid Drones) [Archive] - SpaceBattles.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The Core and Arm goes down hard, the Mantrid drones can fly anywhere in the universe without problem, they quickly grow to such numbers that they can disassemble planets in seconds, before long they have many galaxies converted into drone arms and they quickly eat up the TA galaxy.
Mantrid consumed everything in the universe, including the stars and planets right down to the core, in less than a year.
All Mantrid has to do is stay FAR FAR away from the Culture galaxy and then collapse the universe.
kier.3dfrontier.com /forums/archive/index.php/t-33778.html   (1209 words)

 WordWrights: Lexxplorations: Mantrid.
Zev keeps insisting that Kai is "coming alive" because he seems to be acquiring 'motivation' (daft reasoning, if you ask me....): in answer to Mantrid's question she defines being alive as "capable of waking up and killing people" - though to be fair to her she was talking about the GigaShadow larva at the time...
And Mantrid comes out with probably the most significant comment to date (and one which I suspect with be given form later in the series, and not just with regard to the human-insect-machine hybrid he becomes):-
If I've understood the episode correctly, the only way Mantrid could transfer his own essence into the vessel he'd built was by using an Insect's transduction organ.
www.joulestaylor.com /nonfic/lexx/mantrid.html   (1282 words)

 WordWrights: Lexxplorations: TimeZone.
Mantrid: "many thousands of years ago we were defeated by humans in the great insect wars" Speculations on the Insect Civilization, by Darrow, Chat statements by Lex Gigeroff.
Mantrid clearly knows what the LEXX is and seems to have specialised in part in ancient Insect biology, something which may have been of application.
Clearly Mantrid's imprisonment precedes the events of IWHS or at least GS since the knowledge of Mantrid's location is known to Kai through the final Divine Shadow.
joulestaylor.com /nonfic/lexx/time.html   (5841 words)

 The Story so far - Series 2 : Ep 11 - 20
This was one of the better episodes because we saw more of Mike McManus and a lot of questions about his past were answered, especially where did they get the insect craft from when they were defending their planet.
He too is out to catch Mantrid and tells the crew that with the help of a drone arm he can disable Mantrid's machine.
They find Mantrid, who by now is a machine, and he dupes Brizon who is then killed.
home.freeuk.net /ag.davies/lexx/story_s2b.htm   (1126 words)

 SF TV Reviews: Lexx -- season 2 episode guide
At the end, Mantrid -- half human, half insect and half machine -- appears to them, and tells them his mission is to destroy all of humanity.
All they have to do is capture a Mantrid drone arm, and he can use it to trigger the trapdoor.
Mantrid stages a recovery, but the Lexx crew trick him into chasing them with all his arms -- causing the Universe to collapse.
www-users.cs.york.ac.uk /susan/sf/tv/lexx/2.htm   (2484 words)

 Lexx LogBook - HTML edition 1.0
Mantrid's knowledge was critical to the Divine Order, but his knowledge and ambition were both dangerous enough that he was kept alive but imprisoned.
But under the Divine Shadow's influence, Kai attacks Mantrid and instead transfers the Shadow's consciousness to the insect - and the prospect of a new insect race hunting down all human life is imminent, unless Zev can convince Stan to destroy the planetoid while she and Kai are still on it.
But even with this new tactic, Mantrid's drones outnumber 790's a million to one - and the collapse of the light universe has progressed too far to be stopped.
www.thelogbook.com /log/lexx/year2.htm   (3993 words)

 Document Title
STAN: Hey Mantrid - this is Stanley H Tweedle, captain of the Lexx.
STAN: Now, Mantrid is gonna eat your planet very soon, if he hasn't already, so, join with us, and help stop him, before he consumes the entire universe.
MANTRID: Of course I noticed the primitive little bug he placed in an early version of the machine I've become.
home.tiscali.cz:8080 /lexxsubtitle/Lexx219trans.html   (3367 words)

 Games Web Page
Seeking help in the fight against Mantrid, the crew of the LEXX finds Brizon, a bio-vizier who was once Mantrids teacher.
Mantrid is converting the whole universe into drone arms.
However Kai, Stan and Xev do trick Mantrid into shifting a vast mass of drone arms towards them for a final crushing blow, and this causes the entire universe to collapse - the reverse of a big bang.
www.lexx.freeservers.com /custom4.html   (2173 words)

 PureZC Forums > Kill This Thread #9
Mantrid: But the machine you saw was not destroyed.
Mantrid: I share some programming with humans, but I am not a human.
Mantrid: I will destroy all humankind, and the last to be destroyed will be you.
www.purezc.com /forums/lofiversion/index.php/t8679-2800.html   (627 words)

 Lexx 2.12 Norb
Kai: Mantrid's drones are a variation of standard Cluster drones which should be very familiar to 790, exact knowledge of their construction may be the key to our being able to stop them
Kai: The Mantrid drones are builder drones, given the time and raw materials, they can construct almost anything.
I think the Mantrid drone things that fly around are eating important parts of me. I do not like it.
nik_taylor.tripod.com /Lexx/Norb.html   (4401 words)

 Lexx - second season
This gives her enough energy to recreate Zev from their memories a rather altered Xev, that is. Meanwhile, Mantrid and all his many arms destroy Potatoho.
But Norb isn't what he seems he's previously run into Mantrid, who has absorbed him, and the young boy is now made out of Mantrid arms.
Meanwhile, at dream land, Fruitcake has offered the owner a Mantrid arm to let him dream, and has shown him the Patches in the Sky galaxies are steadily vanishing, and the Universe will be gone less than a year.
www.kartelle.com /episodes/lexx/contents02.html   (2228 words)

So Kai insists on taking it to Mantrid, an infamous scientist that might be able to revive it.
To their horror, it turns out he has been modified by Mantrid, and releases a handful of drones who begin tearing the ship apart, building new copies of themselves.
As Mantrid is eating up the universe with exponentially increasing speed, Kai sees the Lexx's only option as traveling to the center of the universe, hoping to discover a remaining portal to the Dark Zone.
kayerani.tripod.com /thelightzone/id2.html   (4065 words)

Actually, Mantrid has another very pivotal line, when he mentions that perhaps this is some sort of punishment for all the damage he doesn't remember doing.
The scene with Mantrid kneeling over Kai's prone body is kind of eerie if you think about it.
After all, it was Mantrid who helped mold Kai into the killing machine that he is now.
mboard.scifi.com /showflat.php?Number=1352674   (1224 words)

 Document Title
It is a concentration of approximately 14.2 quadrillion quadrillion Mantrid drones.
The combined mass of the drones is greater than the mass of the star, creating enough gravity to draw material away from the star.
KAI: The strength of the Mantrid drones is in their ability to replicate themselves.
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 Sounds from Mantrid
Mantrid: You deserve worse, far, far worse (long) (217kb)
Mantrid: He was acting very strange for a dead assassin
But you also brought a very important part of the insect to me so I am also an insect or maybe the machine I don't know it usually means a new life form no matter, I exist, I am.
www.lexxonline.co.uk /sounds/mantrid   (631 words)

 My 2 Cents Worth — LEXX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Kai's method for mending himself is a suitably daft yet simple one, but it's only at the very end that things look like they're going somewhere when a balloon picks up Kai and Prince returns.
The only other thing worthy of note is that 'Mantrid' likewise awoke to his new life and there are further hints about the planet's mysterious reincarnation.
However, by the end, we still don't know why Mantrid is present or exactly what kind of place K-Town is. The questions are mounting up and it's time we had some answers.
www.geocities.com /mistermulder99/lexx36.html   (319 words)

 Star Trek vs. Mantrid [Archive] - SpaceBattles.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Even if he started out with only a dozen or so arm drones, he could have billions of billions by the time he's done(and he'd be fairly quick about it, those arms work fast).
The Lexx tried to destroy Mantrid with it's main gun(truthfully, it's only gun), and the swarm of arms simply moved away from it on both sides.
I would assume so considering at one point there were enough of them that the universe collapsed in on itself (that and IIRC Mantrid didn't start on his little assimilation fest until after the Lexx was stolen, but I could be wrong).
kier.3dfrontier.com /forums/archive/index.php/t-16959.html   (805 words)

 Dieter Laser - 'Mantrid'
Dieter Laser plays "Mantrid," the main recurring villain and general nuisance for the hapless crew of the Lexx.
Mantrid was originally the grand bio-vizier of the galactic despot addressed as His Divine Shadow, but his insane tendencies soon proved counter-productive, forcing his master to seal him into a large glass jar.
Mantrid remains as an unwelcome presence in the Lexx throughout much of the series.
www.space.com /sciencefiction/tv/dieter_laser_000107.html   (249 words)

 Lexx: Series 2, Vol. 5 - ( L ) - www.top1shop.com | Shopping, Shops, Mobile, Shop, Buy, Price - Lexx: Series 2, Vol. 5 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
There is a reason this final volume of four episodes is averaging a solid 5 stars.
The story of Mantrid gets more backstory with this episode, as well, as we learn that Mantrid was once protege to the cunning Brizon.
The guy who played Brizon is absolutely creepy and he has a verbal spar with Mantrid that made me almost pee my pants.
www.top1shop.com /shopview__B00005RIWW__108430__87__4____0__lexx-series-2-volume-5.html   (861 words)

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