Twenty-Five: Batman of the Soul

03.08: The Crying of Lot 49

In which we discuss the final chapter of The Crying of Lot 49.

Oedipa, with the help of a Warfinger scholar, digs into the history of the Trystero. As the people and things in her life gradually fall away, she finds herself in a fugue. The last bit of her former lover, Pierce, who set her upon this quest, goes up for auction. It is there that she faces the crying of lot 49.

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