Zero K - Part 1, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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The chapter opens with the narrator meeting his father in the facility. His father, Ross Lockhart, is grayer than the narrator remembers. The narrator remarks that a major amount of money must have gone into building this project and its associated facilities. Ross explains that his wife, Artis, will soon be subject to a process called the Convergence. Ross elaborates that the Convergence involves the cryonic suspension of an individual until their ailments can be cured (the narrator internally remarks that Artis has MS, among other things). Ross tells his son that he has complete confidence in this process. The speaker comments that the Convergence sound like a religious concept. His father agrees and argues that this type of science is faith based. Those who are being frozen have faith that they will one day be awoken to a day when their ailments...

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