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As a corollary to my other question I was wondering about this:

Once Quorra enters the real world does she become human or is she something else? i.e. Is she a living, breathing, human being with blood, sweat, and tears, is she some kind of human appearing 'alien', or is she a synthetic creation like a robot?

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I really don't like the title of this question. I'm not sure it is much a spoiler to say either the character's name or maybe "Are entities leaving the Grid human now?" As it stands the title isn't very useful to anyone. –  Jack B Nimble Jan 7 '13 at 15:56
I've changed it, didn't want to have spoilers for the ending of the movie but it does kind of cramp the question –  user11295 Jan 7 '13 at 16:23

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Flynn spoke about Quorra as a solution to all of the real world's problems.

Kevin Flynn: Yeah. The last ISO.
Sam Flynn: All this time, you were just protecting her.
Kevin Flynn: She's the miracle, man. Everything I ever worked for. "A digital frontier to reshape the human condition."
Sam Flynn: I always thought that was a plug line.
Kevin Flynn: In our world, she can change everything.

This leads me to the conclusion that she didn't rematerialize as a human. Or maybe she is the perfect human, with no flaws (ie such as maybe no genetic flaws, or perfect disease immunity or something). I don't think she is an android, if a program came through it would just try to complete its programming. Perhaps she is a new lifeform that takes on the shape of a human.

This is the same answer I gave to a similar question on Movies.SE.

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Although, if anyone can enter the grid and they get an identity disk then shouldn't it be possible to "fix" a regular human while they are there? –  Xantec Jan 7 '13 at 16:30

A human goes trough the "portal" to the grid and they, not being data, is "translated" into code. The same goes the other way around.

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Do you have any references to back up this idea? Does this definitively occur in any of the books, shows, etc? In the movies, Quorra is the only being to originate as digital and enter the "real world". –  phantom42 Dec 9 '13 at 17:29

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