"So who's laying these eggs?"
"I don't know. It must be something we haven't seen yet."
"Maybe it's like an ant hive. There's like, one female runs the whole show."
"Yes. The queen."
"Yeah, the mama. She's badass, man. I mean big."
Can't have a Xeno without a Queen. This is another project I've been wanting to tackle for a long time. The scale is pretty reasonable next to my xeno, but the advantage of having a tangle of different canons with multiple queens means I can just call her a 'Queen Matron' or something and handwave away any quibbles about her being too big.
Taking a photograph of this beast has been a challenge. I'm gonna try to get some better shots soon, or at least more angles. Lots of dense and spiky texture all in black make for a difficult time getting clean shots.