They do all this after sitting in stasis under ice for a millennium, and just one small colony manages to reproduce and conquer an entire planet.
The last time we see her in the film, it's as a child, still full of hope and promise and unaware of her future self's struggles, including her parents' divorce and her father's early death after an accident.
There are a lot of lingering questions about these fierce predators, and the world needs answers.
We have no idea if he's able to parlay his heroics into getting his dream job after all, if his new friend Charlie Sam Richardson helps fulfill his science dreams, or if he manages to survive past 2030 in the new future he's helped to carve out.
Also mentioned are co-stars Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, and J.
It's still much too early for concrete details to become available, but it sounds like McKay has a clear idea for where the franchise can go.
When we meet him, Dan Forester is obsessed with a certain vision of the future for himself, a future in which he becomes the scientist he'd always hoped to be, making his family proud in the process.
Many of these unanswered questions are positive things, leaving open endless possibilities now that humanity doesn't actually know that they'll be wiped out in 30 years by an alien horde.
The battle is over, and for those in the future, it never even happened.
Description: Early on in "The Tomorrow War," as the human race of the present is just learning to comprehend the future threat and the time-travel system that warned them about it, Dan and his new friend, Charlie, make a discovery.