Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 Summary

The chapter starts with Rick sitting in a hotel room reading about the androids. He reflects that the androids started out on Mars as laborers, and wonders whether they dream of a better life. He reads about Roy Baty's attempts to create a shared experience for androids similar to Mercerism.

Rachael arrives, and Rick shares the information with her. She alludes to the fact that Rick will have trouble killing Pris Stratton, and then asks for his plan of action. Rick looks at her body and finds her attractive. She then tells him Pris Stratton will look like her, and that she will help him find and retire the remaining group of runaways.

Rick kisses her, and the two discuss the empathy-like identification Rachael has for Stratton. Stratton expresses a fear that she and Stratton will change places and Rick will kill her...

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