by Kurt Vonnegut
Cat's Cradle Chapter 24 Summary
What a Wampeter Is
- Because we're sure you always wanted to know, right?
- "A wampeter is a pivot of a karass" (24.2). It can be any object, just as long as the karass and their fate revolve around it.
- John is certain that the wampeter of his karass was coming into being while he talked with Dr. Breed.
- That is, of course, ice-nine.