A clone and member of the Tessier-Ashpool family. His father is Ashpool, his mother Marie-France, and his biological sister is 3Jane. 8Jean is one of three members of the family awake during the heist at Villa Straylight, although he is on earth for the duration of the mission and never actually appears in the novel.
8Jean Character Timeline in Neuromancer
The timeline below shows where the character 8Jean appears in Neuromancer. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Straylight. The other two who were awake are either dead (Ashpool), or back on earth (8Jean). 8Jean was informed of Ashpool’s death through lawyers who monitored a medical implant, and is... (full context)