Valis - Study Guide Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Fat says that in August 1974 Zebra comes from Sirius to overthrow the Nixon tyranny and establish a peaceful kingdom on earth. He copies part of a hymn by Ikhnaton, whose descendants secretly rule the world. Ikhnaton passes knowledge to Moses, who passes it to Elijah, who becomes Christ. All are names for one Immortal Man, who is all humanity. In March 1974, Fat first tells Phil about vivid dreams about three-eyed people, cyborg entities wrapped in glass bubbles, sometimes attended by Soviet technicians. Afterwards, Fat's blood pressure spikes, his pets die and he sees St. Elmo's Fire, which gives him a new, unfamiliar personality. He understands Greek and forgets how to drive. He is told to expect letters from the Soviet Union and two days later does. Some of the information saves his son and he sees ancient Rome superimposed over California.

In 1977 Phil uses some of Fat's...

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