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Dust to Dust #3 is the third issue of Dust to Dust.


Sam ponders her life since the environment became polluted with dust, particularly the death of her mother and joining the research project. She and her colleague, Dr. Martin Penfield, run a scan on a rabbit in an attempt to learn why it is immune to the dust. Penfield, curious of how the Mercerism empathy boxes work proposes they scan the brain of a human subject using one. Sam agrees to be the subject.

Victor and Reed reach the address of the rogue C-V android that had been recognized as a former IT worker. Inside, they do not find the android, but rather a plethora of dead animals. Victor supposes the android brought them to the apartment to watch them decay. This causes Victor to recall a memory of the war, in which a fellow android soldier who expresses a wish to exterminate humanity.

Outside, they spot a rogue C-V android at a bus stop. The android runs from them and Victor pursues him to the seemingly abandoned San Francisco Public Library, where several androids wait to ambush him.