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Ubik Chapter Summary & Analysis - 2 Summary

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Runciter talks to his wife, Ella, who is in a state of half-life. She cannot open her eyes or move her lips, but via a wire and headphones, Runciter can access her thoughts. Before she died, Ella wrote in her will that she wanted her husband to consult her on business matters and now with the loss of Meliphone, Runciter has gone to her for advice. Ella says she has no idea who Meliphone is, and Runciter has to explain that he is Ray Hollis's most powerful man with twice the psi energy of anyone else. In that case, Ella says, Runciter needs to warn people that Meliphone is free. Runciter is reflecting on his wife's ability to think clearly, even about people she does not know, when her voice disappears. A boy called Jory replaces her, saying he just wants to chat for a few moments and find...

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