An Anarresti unit of time measurement consisting of a period of ten days.
Decad Term Timeline in The Dispossessed
The timeline below shows where the term Decad appears in The Dispossessed. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...mostly Shevek finds his coworkers dull. Shevek has been at the afforestation project for several decads, and passes the time writing to his friends back at the Institute. Shevek laments the... (full context)
...Initiative, who have—against the recommendation of several Anarresti organizations—been in contact with Urras for twenty decads. Bedap has been fighting against the gathered councilmembers for three years now, but asks if... (full context)