Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Study Guide Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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This chapter returns the reader to the Rick Deckard storyline, where he has returned to San Francisco to see his superior. He asks to go visit Holden in the hospital, and Bryant urges him to go after Polokov first. Polokov is pretending to be a special, he says, and works as a garbage collector. Bryant asks whether Rick is sure of the Voigt-Kampff empathy test, and Rick assures him that he has no doubts.

Rick tells Bryant that he will now go after Polokov and then plan to talk to Holden later on. Bryant informs him that a Soviet police officer will join him to learn more about Nexus-6 androids, telling Rick that he will not have to split the bounty with this cop. Rick is pleased with this, and the two plans for him to meet up with the Soviet cop after Rick retires Polokov.

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