Mardock Scramble, Volume 3

By Tow Ubukata; Andria Cheng (Translator)
(Kodansha Comics, Paperback, 9781935429555, 192pp.)

Publication Date: December 13, 2011

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Description

Rune Balot is a prostitute who is nearly murdered by Shell, an enigmatic casino manager, who suffers from a disease that forces him to remove and store his memories. A victim for most of her life, Balot faces a choice. While on the brink of death, she is given the opportunity to live. It is not a simple choice for a victim, but Balot takes it. A professor brings Rune back to life as a cyborg with the ability to control electronics and partners her up with a self-aware universal tool named Oeufcocque. Together they begin to unravel the mystery behind Shell and Balot sheds the role of the victim, but must struggle between seeking justice and vengeance.

VICTIMIZED OR VICTORIOUS?

After Rune Balot was nearly murdered, an enigmatic casino manager gave her a new purpose in life - vengeance! Rebuilt as a cyborg with the ability to control electronics, she starts a crusade to cleanse her haunted past. But when the relentless Boiled wanders into her life, ruining and shredding all she cherishes, Balot's mental state and very well-being are threatened.

Includes special extras after the story!




About the Author
Born in Gifu Prefecture in 1977, Tow Ubukata was exposed to a blending of cultures from early childhood until the age of fourteen, having lived in Singapore and Nepal because of his father's work. In 1996, while in college, Ubukata won the first Sneaker Taisho Gold Prize for his light novel "Kuroi Kisetsu" (Black Season) and thus debuted as a writer. In 2003, he won the Nihon SF Taisho Award for "Mardock Scramble", originally published as a three-volume series. He is involved in a wide range of projects including anime production for "Fafner", video game production, and original content writing for comics such as "Le Chevalier D'Eon". His other works include the "Bye-Bye Earth" and "Spiegel" novel series. In 2009, he published his first historical novel, "Tenchi Meisatsu", focusing on a mathematician of the Edo period.

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