Calantha or Kalanthia was an Off-world colony.
History[edit | edit source]
Iggy Cygnus was a combat model replicant who participated in battle in the fields of Kalanthia. Following a violent engagement, he came across the corpse of an enemy combatant. Iggy then proceeded to check the dead soldier's right eye and determined that the dead soldier was also a Nexus series replicant. He later recounted this experience in 2022 to fellow replicant Trixie, likening the two sides to "toy soldiers in a sandbox."
Calantha was mentioned in 2049 by LAPD Blade Runner K, as he questioned Sapper Morton inside his home. Upon noticing Sapper's utility bag, K mentioned that such bags were military-issue only, given to Nexus-8 combat models in warzones such as Calantha. K added that Calantha "Must have been brutal."
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
In Blade Runner 2049 (and its script), the colony is named Calantha, but in Blade Runner Black Out 2022 and Blade Runner 2019, it is named Kalanthia. Its name appears on-screen as Calantha in 2049 when K scrolls through Nexus-8 data files after retiring Sapper Morton. It is written as Kalanthia in 2022 when Gaff and another officer are watching the files of the replicants.