“Yes,” said Braling, his gray eyes steady. “But I think perhaps it mightchange now. I think what I’ve waited for has come about. Look here.” Hedrew forth a long blue ticket.
However, Braling Got Technology Problems
“There’s a lot they don’t know about us,” said Braling Two. “We’repretty new. And we’re sensitive. I hate the idea of you going off andlaughing and lying in the sun in Rio while we’re stuck here in the cold.”
Therefore, Braling might have gotten locked in a box
Braling stiffened. “What do you mean, ‘good-by’?”
Braling wants to get away from his wife and go to Rio by himself and have fun.
Smith Wants a Drink With Braling
“What I wonder is how you ever managed it. I’ve been trying to get you out for ten years for a quiet drink
Braling and Braling Two are arguing and Braling Two says there is a lot Braling doesn't know about him and Braling Two wants to go to Rio.
However Smith finds out about Marionette's and that his wife is a Marionette.
Braling Two did a magic trick and produced a white card:MARIONETTES, INC. Duplicate self or friends; new humanoid plastic 1990
Braling Two says bye to Braling, but we do not know if Braling was locked in the box or not.
Therefore Smith doesn't have enough money to buy himself a Marionette