"...what's the story with the Queen as reptilian alien?"
Is it a reference to "The 12th Planet" (which was a fun read, anyway). I vaguely remember some talk in this book about a spaceship of reptiles that visited the planet every so many hundred years to drop off new "gods" or something like that.
In Loving Memory of SSG Edward W. Carman
Nov. 1976-Apr.2004 - US Army, 2/12 Cavalry