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Blade Runner Origins #7 is the seventh issue of Blade Runner Origins.


"Early in the 21st Century, THE TYRELL CORPORATION advanced Robot evolution into the NEXUS phase – a being virtually identical to a human – known as a REPLICANT. Replicants were used Off-world as slave labor, in the hazardous exploration and colonization of other planets.

Now, on Earth, the Nexus 4 Replicants have been adapted for societal elites to own for industry and service work. But Tyrell continues to experiment with further enhancements – because progress stops for no man.

After the apparent suicide of DR. LYDIA KINE – a Tyrell Corporation bioengineer – was determined to be a murder committed by a Replicant, LAPD DETECTIVE CAL MOREAUX is tracking the presumed killer: a NEXUS 5 prototype.

The Nexus 5 has been "awakening" some Replicants, causing them to leave their positions of servitude in pursuit of autonomy. Cal has followed this trail of rebellion to Sector-6b, the slums of Los Angeles – a home from which his badge has exiled him – where he learned the true identity of the escaped Nexus 5... his sister: NIA MOREAUX.

After Lydia Kine transferred Nia's consciousness into a new, replicant body, Nia led a group of replicants in attacking anti-replicant citizens.

Meanwhile, Marcus delivers information to Stahl about Lydia's transference into Asa. Stahl figures that the escape of the Nexus-5 and Lydia's apparent suicide was used as a cover for Asa's own flight. Stahl excuses herself to the Tyrell facility's combat replicant storage, saying she has everything under control.

Moreaux and Asa then confront Nia's group.