Additional Discussion: pp. 260-279
So you've read every word Pynchon's ever written and even tracked down that anonymous Boeing in-house publication that randomly makes a joke about Pippen the Elder on the (maybe not so) off chance that Tom penned it, too. A-and, you have a theory as to how it all ties together.
Here, my friends, is where you can wave your knowledge of Pynch's oeuvre like the giant willy stand-in that it is. I know I will.