- Study Questions
- Henry Dorsett Case, a.k.a. Cutter
- Molly Millions, a.k.a. Rose Kolodny, Cat Mother, Steppin' Razor
- Wintermute and Neuromancer
- Armitage a.k.a. Colonel Willis Corto, Mr. Who
- Linda Lee
- Peter Riviera
- The Dixie Flatline, a.k.a. McCoy Pauly, Dix
- Lady 3Jane Marie-France Tessier-Ashpool
- Maelcum and Aerol
- The Finn
- Cath and Bruce
- The Elders of Zion
- John Ashpool
- Marie-France Tessier
- Julius Deane, Wage, and Lonny Zone
- Minor Characters
- Best of the Web
Meet the Cast
Henry Dorsett Case, a.k.a. Cutter
Eastbound and DownAt the beginning of the novel, Case is in a bad way. He's living in Chiba City as a lowlife hustler, trying desperately to get back his abilities as console cowboy. Case is, in sh...
Molly Millions, a.k.a. Rose Kolodny, Cat Mother, Steppin' Razor
Femme FataleEvery antihero needs a femme fatale, and for our Henry Case, that role gets filled by none other than Molly Millions, the butt-kicking, shuriken-throwing, boyfriend-ditching street samu...
Wintermute and Neuromancer
In this Corner…Wintermute is an AI built by the Tessier-Ashpool company. It's also the figure responsible for putting together Armitage's team and planning the heist. It exists for one purpose an...
Armitage a.k.a. Colonel Willis Corto, Mr. Who
Armitage is our Danny Ocean. He's the guy putting this whole heist together. The only problem is he technically doesn't exist. Oops.Let's back up a bit. In the novel's backstory, there was a war (t...
Linda Lee is Case's kindasorta girlfriend at the beginning of the novel. The relationship doesn't last long, though, because she steals Case's supply of black market RAM in an attempt to get Case t...
Peter Riviera is an actor and performer. The team hires him to get on 3Jane's good side in the hopes that she'll invite him into Straylight so they can complete their mission. Why would 3Jane like...
The Dixie Flatline, a.k.a. McCoy Pauly, Dix
When he was alive, McCoy "the Dixie Flatline" Pauly was a legendary console cowboy, or hacker. He received his nickname because his system hacks were so difficult he flatlined (read: died) during a...
Lady 3Jane Marie-France Tessier-Ashpool
Despite being the third clone of the Jane series, 3Jane is her own woman. She loves to party and have fun, but her definition of fun extends a wee bit beyond water slides and ping-pong if you know...
Maelcum and Aerol
Maelcum is the pilot of the tug ship Marcus Garvey. Originally, his job is to pilot the tug which has Case's console aboard, allowing Case to hack into the Villa Straylight's system. Later, he help...
The Finn is a fence for stolen merchandise that runs his shop in the Sprawl. He's hired by Armitage to provide extra tech for Case's hacking console, and he travels with the group to Istanbul to va...
A ninja assassin. Need we say more? Don't worry—we will. This guy's vat grown and works for the Tessier-Ashpool family, particularly 3Jane since she is currently in charge of the family affairs....
A bartender at the Chat, he has a mechanized arm and refers to Case as "the artiste." Whether out of friendship or simply because he finds Case entertaining, he helps Case out during the misunderst...
Cath and Bruce
Cath and Bruce live on Freeside where they devote themselves to the art of partying. Case first meets Cath at a bar, and she brings him to meet Bruce. Bruce gives Case his first taste of betaphenet...
The Elders of Zion
Five space workers just up and decided not to return to Earth. Instead, they built their own colony and founded a society based on the Rastafarian ideology. Only two remain alive by the time Case a...
John Ashpool is not having the best day when we meet him. He's just been woken after a thirty-year cryogenic sleep, and it seems he wasn't having pleasant dreams. To quote him directly, "They told...
The mother of 3Jane and wife to John Ashpool is one sad story. Her husband strangled her to death before the events of the novel, but her presence is felt throughout. After all, she's the one who h...
Julius Deane, Wage, and Lonny Zone
Wage is a drug lord in Night City. Case owes Wage money, and according to lying Linda Lee, Wage wants our guy him dead. After a brief stand off in the Chat, Case and Wage work out the misunderstand...
A street level informant Armitage hires to help track down Riviera in Istanbul, Terzibashjian does help them, although half of his middle finger is shot off in the process. (That's what happens whe...
Lupus Yonderboy. is the leader of the Panther Moderns. He gives Case a message, the name Wintermute.Michèle, Roland, and Pierre are members of the Turing Police that catch Case on Freeside. When C...