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The other form, they call me
Horror is all they can see
I am not a killer bee
Yet a queen I serve fiercely

Dark in color, light in steps
Silently we close our gaps
Next, a thing - your face it wraps
A young will be your mishaps

What am I?

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You are

an Alien, or Xenomorph.

The other form, they call me

"Other form" is almost literally the translation of "xeno morph" from ancient Greek to English.

Horror is all they can see

Alien is a horror film.

I am not a killer bee
Yet a queen I serve fiercely

The Xenomorphs have queens which they serve.

Dark in color, light in steps
Silently we close our gaps

They do seem to be dark in colour, and they creep up on their prey stealthily.

Next, a thing - your face it wraps

Facehugger!

A young will be your mishaps

After hugging your face, the xenomorph will plant an embryo (young), or chestburster.

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  • $\begingroup$ "Light in steps, silently we close our gaps" probably refers to the stealthy nature of the monster; it closes the gap between itself and you silently. To "close the gap" means "catch up". $\endgroup$ – GoldenGremlin Jan 7 '17 at 13:00
  • $\begingroup$ Guess I made it way too easy. Silenus is right about the stealthy thing. Also, "other form" is the literal translation of the classical compound "Xenomorph". I avoided using "alien form", but xeno- also means "other" or "strange". $\endgroup$ – busukxuan Jan 7 '17 at 17:44
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    $\begingroup$ @busukxuan Too easy, or you were just unlucky that a Science Fiction & Fantasy mod was the first person to see it ;-) Nice one re "xenomorph" - I'll edit. $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jan 7 '17 at 17:49

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