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Ubik Chapter Summary & Analysis - 9 Summary

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9 Summary

Joe and Al visit a supermarket in Baltimore to see if they can use the Runciter money. They ask for cheap cigarettes and the cashier takes the money. However, when they try to take the cigarettes out of the packet, they break in their hands. Al goes back into the shop to buy a more expensive brand and overhears one of the customers complaining that the items she has brought are all a year out of date. Al and Joe look around the shop until they find boxes of cigarettes. Al shakes one of the boxes, and when he hears it is empty, he opens it and finds a note inside from Runciter. It says the situation is desperate and they need to get in contact with him. Al buys a tape recorder and they head back to New York.

Back in the office, they get one of the...

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