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SAS Term Analysis

Space Adaptation Syndrome. A kind of motion sickness experienced by those traveling into zero gravity conditions.
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SAS Term Timeline in Neuromancer

The timeline below shows where the term SAS appears in Neuromancer. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 8
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Case has never been to space before, and briefly experiences space adaptation syndrome (a sped-up heartbeat and a rush of adrenaline) before managing to fall asleep. Case assumes... (full context)
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Case arrives in Zion and struggles with SAS as Molly and a Zionate, Aerol, set up a temporary home and workstation inside a... (full context)
Chapter 9
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