Ubik Setting & Symbolism

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Earth

Dick creates a futuristic earth where people can travel into space and read minds.

Luna

Eleven anti-telepaths, Joe Chip and Mr. Runciter go to Luna on business and a bomb explodes, killing them all.

Joe Chop's Conapt

Conapt is an apartment. In his apartment, Joe has to pay for everything, for example, opening the door. He meets Pat here for the first time.

Des Moines

The eleven go to Runciter's funeral in Des Moines and find they have gone back in time to 1939.

Baltimore

Al and Joe go to Baltimore to see if they can use their Runciter money.

The Runciter Co-operation.

The co-operation is situated in New York and headed by Mr. Runciter. Joe Chip and the eleven inertials all work there.

Ubik

When Joe Chip starts to regress, the Ubik spray is the only thing that can restore his health.

Pratfall II

Runciter's spaceship. They...

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