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Mardock Scramble (Novel)

Mardock Scramble

Alternative Titles

English: Mardock Scramble
Synonyms: The First Compression, The Second Combustion, The Third Exhaust
Japanese: マルドゥック・スクランブル

Information

Type: Novel
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: May 2003 to Jul 2003
Authors: Ubukata, Tow (Story), Terada, Katsuya (Art)
Serialization: SF Magazine

Statistics

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Synopsis

Why me?
It was to be the last thought the young prostitute, Balot, would ever have…as a human anyway. Taken in by a devious gambler named Shell, she became a slave to his cruel desires and would have been killed by his hand if not for a private investigator and his self-aware Universal Tool, Oefcoque. Now a cyborg, Balot has not only physical powers, but the ability to disrupt social environments. She chases after Shell, his partner-in-crime Boiled, and faces down a variety of insane villains in this pulse-pounding cyberpunk noir adventure.

(Source: Amazon)

Background

In 2003, Tow Ubukata won the 24th Nihon SF Taisho Award for Mardock Scramble.

The novels were published in English in a complete omnibus by VIZ Media under the Haikasoru imprint on January 18, 2011.

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Characters

Balot, Rune
Balot, Rune
Main
Penteano, Oeufcoque
Penteano, Oeufcoque
Main
Welldone the Pussyhand
Welldone the Pussyhand
Supporting
Septinos, Shell
Septinos, Shell
Supporting
Wing, Bell
Wing, Bell
Supporting
Tweedledee
Tweedledee
Supporting
Tweedledum
Tweedledum
Supporting

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