Ranjeet’s teenager is a Battle Star Galactica fan. This just is the foetus of a Cylon basestar
(It sometimes looks like a tricorn Napoleon hat.) A major story element in BSG is the struggle of the Cylons to be recognized as lifeforms, and in recognition of that struggle we’ve categorized this as a “lifeform”.
This image answered a question we’d thought about a lot during the show –
What laboratory uteri
framed thy trifold symmetry?
Did She smile Her work to see?
Did She who made Starbuck make thee?