History Literature / Ubik

8th Jun '16 5:06:33 AM Morgenthaler
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* ArcWords: "Ubik".

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* BigGood: [[spoiler:Ella Runciter.]]
* BodyHorror
* BrokenMasquerade
* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler: Jory.]]

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* %%* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler: Jory.]]



* EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory [[invoked]]
* GainaxEnding: Has to be read to be appreciated fully.
* HorrorHunger: [[spoiler: Jory]].

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* %%* HorrorHunger: [[spoiler: Jory]].



* MindScrew: Layers of it.

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* RedHerringTwist: [[spoiler:Pat's power]].

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* SchrodingersButterfly

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* ThroughTheEyesOfMadness
* TwistEnding: About five of them in the last few chapters.

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9th Jan '16 2:24:23 AM erforce
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The novel was adapted into a PC and PlayStation game by Cryo in 1998.

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The novel was adapted into a PC and PlayStation UsefulNotes/PlayStation game by Cryo in 1998.
8th Jan '16 7:19:39 PM Discar
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* OurGodsAreGreater: There are strong hints that Ubik itself is [[spoiler:God]]. The last jingle makes it even more obvious.

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* OurGodsAreGreater: OurGodsAreDifferent: There are strong hints that Ubik itself is [[spoiler:God]]. The last jingle makes it even more obvious.
16th Dec '15 12:31:02 AM CassandraLeo
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* TenLittleMurderVictims: [[spoiler:Pat Conley]] is strongly suspected of orchestrating the one-by-one death of Runciter's men - all whole ten of them.

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* TenLittleMurderVictims: [[spoiler:Pat Conley]] is strongly suspected of orchestrating the one-by-one death of Runciter's men - all whole ten of them. [[spoiler:And then it's revealed that she didn't do it; Jory did. Indeed, it's strongly implied that she was repeatedly using her powers to ''save'' Joe Chip to the best of her ability.]]



* {{Yandere}}: [[spoiler:Pat Conley]], to the point she is willing to [[TimeyWimeyBall bend the time-space continuum]] to marry her mark.

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* {{Yandere}}: [[spoiler:Pat Conley]], to the point she is willing to [[TimeyWimeyBall bend the time-space continuum]] to marry her mark. [[spoiler:Downplayed, however, when it's revealed that she's not the one killing off Chip's party, and it's even implied that she's using her powers to keep him alive.]]
29th Apr '15 10:00:52 AM Black_Diesel
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30th Jan '15 11:07:23 PM morenohijazo
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* AbsurdlyLongStairway: The novel makes an ordinary, sixteen-step staircase into one of these, as the character climbing them has had his life-force drained near completely by a local psychic vampire, and crawling up even one step becomes an immense effort.
26th Jun '14 11:28:24 PM ChrisCmoney
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* ChekovsGunman: [[spoiler: Jory.]]

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* ChekovsGunman: ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler: Jory.]]
26th Jun '14 11:27:14 PM ChrisCmoney
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* ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections: [[spoiler: Jory is able to "eat" all his victims in half-life without being removed from cold-pac or being put down due to his family paying very well to constantly keep him in his vegetative state.]]
26th Jun '14 11:23:11 PM ChrisCmoney
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* ChekovsGunman: [[spoiler: Jory.]]
14th May '14 9:32:21 AM GreenLady
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* TheLostLenore: Ella Runciter to her husband, Glen - though technically she's still in a state of "half-life" following her death several decades earlier, and the two can have limited contact in the form of technologically mediated psychic conversations. However, the fact that Runciter never remarried in the intervening five or six decades, and would still rather talk to Ella than anyone living, says a lot.
** [[spoiler:Wendy Wright]] to Joe Chip.
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