Blade Runner 3: Replicant Night

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Blade Runner 3: Replicant Night
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Cover of the first edition
AuthorK. W. Jeter
CountryUnited States
SeriesBlade Runner
GenreScience fiction
Publication date
October 1, 1996
Media typePrint (Hardcover, Paperback)
813/.54 20
LC ClassPS3560.E85 B59 1996
Preceded byThe Edge of Human 
Followed byEye and Talon 

Blade Runner 3: Replicant Night is a science fiction novel by American writer K. W. Jeter published in 1996. It is a continuation of Jeter's novel Blade Runner 2: The Edge of Human, which was itself a sequel to both the film Blade Runner and the novel upon which the film was based, Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?[1]

Plot introduction[edit]

Living on Mars, Deckard is acting as a consultant to a movie crew filming the story of his days as a blade runner. 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 exposed.


  • Rick Deckard, a former bounty hunter, now working as a film consultant
  • Sarah Tyrell, the niece of Eldon Tyrell; she has been living on Mars since the events of Blade Runner 2
  • Anson Tyrell, Sarah's father
  • Ruth Tyrell, Sarah's mother
  • Rachael, a ten-year-old girl
  • Roy Batty, the human template for the replicant Deckard fought in the previous novel. That replicant's personality now resides inside Deckard's briefcase.
  • Sebastien, a dehydrated deity
  • Urbenton, director of the movie Blade Runner on which Rick Deckard is a consultant
  • Dave Holden, Deckard's former police partner.

Film adaptation[edit]

The plot element of a replicant giving birth served as the basis for the 2017 film Blade Runner 2049.[2][circular reporting?]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Meslow, Scott (9 January 2015). "9 beloved movies with awful sequels you probably don't know about". The Week. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  2. ^ Pierce-Bohen, Kayleena (23 January 2020). "Blade Runner: 10 Facts About Replicants From The Books The Movies Leave Out". ScreenRant. Retrieved 13 June 2021.