John Pope is an ex-con who takes hostages from the 2nd Mass and only releases them in exchange for weapons. He loves the invasion because of the excitement it brings and the chance for him to hunt, fight and kill aliens.
No no. No one said anything about a bubblehead and a damn murderer.Pope
Tom [to the dying Lee]: You could be a real pain in the ass. You know that? But you could fight like a bansee. Thank you.
Pope: Nice words, Professor. But as usual, do little too late.