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.