Long before the plot of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? begins, humanity launched a horrible world war with itself, during which much of the planet was destroyed, presumably by some kind of nuclear holocaust. World War Terminus—a bloody, destructive, but ultimately mysterious conflict (nobody remembers why it started) symbolizes humans’ inexplicable tendency to destroy themselves and their environment for the sake of selfish desires.
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
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