In the face of the fabulous new

Pavel Pin

Senior Member
Officer K breaks the antenna in the projector which makes unable to track Joi. In the meanwhile, Luv arrives at the station and asks Joshi to tell her where Officer K is. Joshi refuses, She tortures Joshi for information:

Joshi: You tiny thing. In the face of the fabulous new, your only thought is to kill it? For fear of great change?

What is the meaning of "In the face of the fabulous new"?
Source: Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
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    "In the face of" = when contemplating/facing
    "the fabulous new" = the fabulous new prospect/society/regime (depends a bit on the greater context)
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