Neuromancer Setting & Symbolism

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The Chatsubo

A bar owned by Ratz and frequented by Lonny Zone, Wage, Case and various other petty criminals and prostitutes of Night City. Often referred to as the Chat.

Chiba City

A city in Japan which is famous for its advanced "nerve splicing" and other medical procedures. It contains a lawless zone called Night City. Chiba City is probably named after Mickey Chiba, an old-time kung-fu movie action star. The opening chapters of the novel take place in Chiba City.

Night City

The unofficial name given to a narrow borderland of older streets that divide the port and city of Chiba City. It is an apparently lawless area of the city, loosely controlled by Yakuza, where technology as a commodity is bought, sold and traded. Case lives in and does business in Night City.

ICE

ICE, or ice, from intrusion countermeasures electronics, is the generic...

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