"Nora Inu" is the seventh episode of the Season One of Netflix's Altered Carbon. It aired on February 2, 2018, along with the remainder of the first season.

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As Kovacs reconnects with a figure from his past, his tangled history with the Protectorate, the Uprising and Quell plays out in flashbacks.

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Takeshi Kovacs wakes up inside Reileen's apartment at Head in the Clouds barely alive with Reaper flowing through his blood. Reileen grabs the defibrillator and tries to shock him back to life.

In the first flashback Takeshi's father has killed his mother and dumped her body in the cooling pool and goes to beat up Reileen. Takeshi slags his stack and gets arrested by CTAC.

Raileen tries to shock Takeshi one more time to wake him up but it is not working.

In the second flashback Takeshi is being grilled by his nemesis Jaeger. Jaeger says he will give Raileen a new home in exchange for Takeshi becoming a CTAC soldier. Takeshi is put on ice to grow his body to adulthood as the screen goes to black.

In the present Takeshi finally wakes up. Rei tell him that he has blood infection from the Reaper and he has internal bleeding from being shot at Fightdrome. Rei tells Takeshi that Ortega is okay and that he needs rest and she will get hims a new sleeve. Takeshi tells her that he needs this sleeve intact and she agrees. Takeshi wakes up again and Rei tells him how she survived Stronghold. Rei says she was found in the wreckage of her shuttle with her and Quell's stacks. Some archaeologist found her and loaded her into a synth. Rei then escaped with her DNA and both stacks and went underground where she became a Meth and donated her DNA to Psychasec to place her in a new body and to grow her some new clones. Takeshi tells Rei why he became a CTAC fibrillates and blacks out.

In the third flashback Takeshi cast into his body all grown up and Jaeger gives him his orders to assassinate Gottfrid Saito. Takeshi leads the CTAC assault squad as they storm the hideout. Takeshi is about to put a bullet in Saito's head when Reileen comes behind him and tells him to drop is his gun. Takeshi ask her where she got the medallion before he takes off his mask. Takeshi and Reileen turn on their handlers and become fugitives fleeing into the jungles of Harland's World. Takeshi and Reileen make camp and they are jumped by Envoys and Quell. Takeshi surrenders and one of the envoys buffalos him and he is knocked out.

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