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Spy x Family, Volume 7: 03/23/23

Spy x Family, Volume 7

Spy x Family, Volume 7 by Tatsuya Endo (2021) is a bit more episodic than earlier volumes. With so many characters now, there's a chance to expand the world and take some time off from the mission.

Donovan Desmond and his two friends are taken on an overnight fishing trip when it's discovered Donovan is avoiding socializing to focus on studying. While the school rewards academic excellence with stars, the headmaster believes the students should be more well rounded. It's nice to see the school bullies humanized.

Bond also gets a chapter. To avoid an early death either via Yor's cooking or her anger for not eat said cooking, the dog must help Loid complete his mission so he can come home and cook. This chapter is the closest we get to plot progression, and it's a rather silly one.

The book ends with a set up that reminds me of the Niantic arc from Moriarty the Patriot by Shinichi Fukuda. Anya and Loid win raffle to take a cruise. Meanwhile Yor is hired as a bodyguard / assassin for the same cruise.

Five stars

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