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Ubik Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Joe Chip

Joe is the main protagonist. He is a technician at the Runciter Company, which means he often assesses the anti-telepaths scouted by such people as G.G Ashwood. Joe lives on his own in an apartment in New York. At the beginning of the book, Joe is deeply in debt and cannot even afford money to open his front door. He claims the fact he has to pay to get out of his apartment is inhumane, but really this just the rant of a man on the down slide.

Joe's savior is Pat Conley. She offers to help him get out of debt if he passes her to work as an anti-telepath. However, Joe is loyal to Mr. Runciter and passes her simply because her powers are great. At the bottom of the test, he indicates she is dangerous.

Joe demonstrates his loyalty towards Runciter when the...

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