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Blade Runner 3: Replicant Night by K. W Jeter (1996)


Blade Runner 3:
Replicant Night
Author K. W. Jeter
Country United States
Language English
Series Blade Runner #3
Genre Science fiction novel
Publisher Spectra
Publication date
October 1, 1996
Media type Print (Hardcover, Paperback)
Pages 321 pp
ISBN 0-553-09983-3
OCLC 34669233
813/.54 20
LC Class PS3560.E85 B59 1996
Preceded by The Edge of Human
Followed by Eye and Talon
Blade Runner 3: Replicant Night (1996) is a science fiction novel by K. W. Jeter that continues the story of Rick Deckard. It is the sequel to Blade Runner 2: The Edge of Human, which was a sequel to Ridley Scott's 1982 film Blade Runner, and the book on which the film was based, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?.

Story

Living on Mars, Deckard is acting as a consultant to a movie crew filming the story of his Blade Runner days. He finds himself drawn into a mission on behalf of the replicants he was once assigned to kill. Meanwhile, the mystery surrounding the beginnings of the Tyrell Corporation is being dragged out into the light.

Characters

  • Rick Deckard: Former Blade Runner. Now working as a film consultant.
  • Sarah Tyrell: The niece of Eldon Tyrell. Has been living on Mars since the events of Blade Runner 2.
  • Anson Tyrell: Father of Sarah.
  • Ruth Tyrell: Mother of Sarah.
  • Rachael: A ten year old girl.
  • Roy Batty: The human template for the replicant Deckard fought in the previous novel. This replicant's personality now resides inside Deckard's briefcase.
  • Sebastien: A dehydrated deity.
  • Urbenton: Director of the movie 'Blade Runner' to which Rick Deckard is consultant.
  • Dave Holden: Deckard's former partner.