Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Chapter 21
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- Rick lands the hovercar on a dead hillside. He tries to call Dave Holden, but the hospital nurse says he's in no condition to take calls.
- Rick walks up the hillside, feeling defeated in some vague way.
- Rocks crash down on him, striking him hard. He believes he sees Mercer before realizing it's his own shadow.
- Afraid for his life, he rushes back to the hovercar.
- Inside the car, he takes a hit of snuff and calls Bryant for someone to talk to.
- Bryant's secretary, Ann Marsten, answers the vidphone, saying he looks like Wilbur Mercer.
- She tells him he's obviously overexerted himself and needs rest.
- Rick explains his illusion of becoming Mercer on the hill, stating that Mercer isn't fake unless reality is.
- After hanging up, Rick goes to call his wife when he suddenly notices something outside the car.