“He retires Nexus-8 replicant ‘Sapper Morton’ and finds a box buried under a tree at Morton's protein farm. The box contains the remains of a female replicant who died during a cesarean section, demonstrating that replicants can reproduce biologically, previously thought impossible.
“K's superior, ‘Lt. Joshi’, fears that this could lead to a war between humans and replicants. She orders K to find and retire the replicant child to hide the truth…”