Saga, Volume 3 by Brian K Vaughan

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Title: Saga, Volume 3


Series: Saga #3

- Saga, Volume 1 (2012) - Saga, Volume 2 (2013) - Saga, Volume 3 (2014) - Saga, Volume 4 (2014) - Saga, Volume 5 (2015) - Saga, Volume 6 (2016)

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Goodreads Summary:

When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe. From bestselling writer Brian K. Vaughan, Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the worlds. Fantasy and science fiction are wed like never before in this sexy, subversive drama for adults.

Read a full summary of Saga volume 3 by Brian K Vaughan below. If you can’t remember what happened in Saga volume 3 and you need a refresher, then you’re in the right place.

What happened in Saga Volume 3?

  • We cut back to the group heading to see the famous author, D. Oswald Heist. Prince Robot is on their tail.
  • They land on Quietus and Karla (Grandma Horns) gets her ear chomped by a skull haunted by bone bugs.
  • They are attacked by a skeleton but are saved by Heist.
  • The Will has a dream about his ex, The Stalk. She tells him to stop hunting the team or he’ll die.
  • Two journalists, Upsher and Doff, are reporting on Alana and the whole saga. They go and speak to Alana’s stepmother, who is the same age as Alana. Ew.
  • She assures them that Alana is a good person and wouldn’t be involved with any extremists.
  • Heist gets overwhelmed and pukes on the baby.
  • Heist shares that his wife and son died.
  • The Will gets a call from an informant telling him Prince Robot is taking his ship to Quietus.
  • Countess Robot X tells the journalists about her experience working with Alana. One of them is shot in the shoulder by a sniper.
  • Heist advises the team to stop fighting and blend into society. It’s safer for the baby that way.
  • The Will is informed that the planet is full of hallucinogens. Not soon enough because Sophie, high on drugs, stabs him in the neck.
  • Gale meets with the journalists and tells them Alana is a spy. He threatens them and tries to have them killed.
  • Gwendolyn realises she’s hallucinating. She and Lying Cat head back to the ship.
  • Marko tells Alana she should become an actor so she can get paid and wear a mask.
  • Gwendolyn comes across Sophie’s carnage. She ties the kid up. She says they have to find Marko so he can perform a healing spell on The Will.
  • Izabel encourages Karla to get with Heist.
  • The journalists figure Alana and co. went to Quietus.
  • The Brand goes after the journalists.
  • And now we’re back where book two ended, with the family hiding in the attic and Prince Robot threatening Heist.
  • Sophie apologises to The Will, and he seems to die.
  • Karla goes to stop Prince Robot. She gets shot. Heist shoots Prince Robot.
  • Gwendolyn kicks the door down and kills Heist. She goes to find Marko.
  • Izabel scares Lying Cat away.
  • Gwendolyn and Alana meet. Marko says the healing spell only works on their kind.
  • Gwendolyn tries to shoot Alana so Marko pushes his wife and child off the side of the lighthouse.
  • Alana can fly though.
  • Alana shoots Gwendolyn.
  • The Brand goes to see The Will in hospital. She’s his sister. Her real name is Sophie.
  • We skip ahead and Hazel is now a toddler.

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