"What do you want to be when you grow up?" he asked as she held tight to his finger.
Newt looked at him and thought. The horrors she'd faced, especially with Ripley, was an inspiration to her. She could be what any other normal kid wanted to be: a fireman, a veterinarian, a teacher. . .
She remembered at times when Ripley would come back, worn out from a day of war with the monsters. She remembered the good times, when Ripley would come back smiling, and waiting to meet her when she came home.
It was those days that caused her to look up at Prime straight in the optics.