William Gibson

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Wasp Nest

Midway through the novel, Wintermute forces Case to dream of a wasp nest built in the window of his apartment when he was just fifteen. Wintermute compares this wasp nest—which disgusted and frightened Case, prompting…

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Case first sees a shuriken in the window of a weapon’s store in Chiba. It appears again when Molly buys one for him (having seem him eyeing them), and then in the final pages…

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