What d’ya know? The whole “hey, let’s have the audience assume that Samus is a guy” thing came from a douchebag agent! To be fair, most agents are assfaces — this guy more than most because for some reason he’s only got one real eye. But, anyway, this guy’s entire plan was to get Samus in a string thong bikini and be a cocktease at the end of every game and thus confusing dudes and gals alike about their sexuality. Empowering females? Yeah, that’s just a lie to get you to the end (very much like cake).
This is how their first meeting would go: