History Literature / MonaLisaOverdrive

27th Dec '15 6:34:50 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* SequelGap: It’s been several years since ‘’Count Zero,’’ and well over a decade since ‘’Neuromancer,’’ such that the characters who do return have changed drastically; Angie Mitchell is now a sim-stim superstar; Bobby Newmark has married her, divorced her, and gone missing; Molly has changed her name to Sally Shears, and fills an older-mentor role rather than a sidekick one; and the Finn [[spoiler: has died, but left behind an A.I. construct of himself.]]
-->'''Finn:''' "Case? Last I heard he was married with some kids."


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* TimeSkip: It’s been several years since ‘’Count Zero,’’ and well over a decade since ‘’Neuromancer,’’ such that the characters who do return have changed drastically; Angie Mitchell is now a sim-stim superstar; Bobby Newmark has married her, divorced her, and gone missing; Molly has changed her name to Sally Shears, and fills an older-mentor role rather than a sidekick one; and the Finn [[spoiler: has died, but left behind an A.I. construct of himself.]]
-->'''Finn:''' "Case? Last I heard he was married with some kids."
6th Sep '15 7:01:15 PM nombretomado
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* {{Badass}}: Molly/Sally Shears—if possible, even moreso than in {{Neuromancer}}.

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* {{Badass}}: Molly/Sally Shears—if possible, even moreso than in {{Neuromancer}}.''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}''.
19th May '15 1:35:30 PM Neakal
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* HollywoodVoodoo: Averted and lampshaded. Angie is a Voodoo practitioner and her chapters [[ShownTheirWork refer to a lot of obscure concepts and entities associated with Voodoo]]. When Porphyre (sarcastically) describes Voodoo along much more stereotypical lines, Angie notes that he should know better.

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* HollywoodVoodoo: Averted and lampshaded. Angie is a Voodoo practitioner (sort of) and her chapters [[ShownTheirWork refer to a lot of obscure concepts and entities associated with Voodoo]]. When Porphyre (sarcastically) describes Voodoo along much more stereotypical lines, Angie notes that he should know better.
19th May '15 1:34:27 PM Neakal
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* HollywoodVoodoo: Averted and lampshaded. Angie is a Voodoo practitioner and her chapters [[ShownTheirWork refer to a lot of obscure concepts and entities associated with Voodoo]]. When Porphyre (sarcastically) describes Voodoo along much more stereotypical lines, Angie notes that he should know better.
2nd Apr '15 8:37:37 AM Black_Diesel
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21st Dec '14 5:30:15 PM zarpaulus
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* CampGay: Porphyre, Angie's hairdresser, who is no longer on speaking terms with the guy who usually plays her boyfriend.
4th Sep '14 5:15:56 AM Rday1
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-->'''Finn:''' "Case? Last I heard he was married with some kids."
24th May '14 9:16:17 PM DrSlide
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Mona Lisa Overdrive is the third novel in William Gibson’s SprawlTrilogy. Published in 1988, the book switches off between the interwoven stories of [[{{RevolvingDoorCasting}} four different protagonists]], who are each involved in a plot to kidnap famous sim-star Angie Mitchell: [[{{HookerWithAHeartOfGold}} Mona, an innocent young prostitute]]; Kumiko, the [[{{MafiaPrincess}} daughter of a Yakuza businessman]], Slick, a computer technician; and Angie Mitchell herself, who has the unique power to enter the Matrix without a computer. Characters who return from the first two books include Angie and Bobby Newmark (from {{Literature/Count Zero}}), Molly from {{Literature/Neuromancer}} (now called Sally Shears), and the Finn, from both (well, sort of).

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Mona ''Mona Lisa Overdrive Overdrive'' is the third novel in William Gibson’s SprawlTrilogy. Published in 1988, the book switches off between the interwoven stories of [[{{RevolvingDoorCasting}} four different protagonists]], who are each involved in a plot to kidnap famous sim-star Angie Mitchell: [[{{HookerWithAHeartOfGold}} Mona, an innocent young prostitute]]; Kumiko, the [[{{MafiaPrincess}} daughter of a Yakuza businessman]], Slick, a Slick Henry, an ex-convict computer technician; hacker turned junk artist; and Angie Mitchell herself, who has the unique power to enter the Matrix without a computer. Characters who return from the first two books include Angie and Bobby Newmark (from {{Literature/Count Zero}}), Molly from {{Literature/Neuromancer}} (now called Sally Shears), and the Finn, from both (well, sort of).
31st Mar '14 4:34:02 PM zarpaulus
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** RetiredBadass: She quit doing Runs and bought a German casino some time ago, and gave up her BloodSport "hobby" five years ago. Then someone dug up some dirt on her and blackmailed her into one more job.
31st Mar '14 4:03:58 PM zarpaulus
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* AmbiguousDisorder: Gentry, Slick's landlord.


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* SnuffFilm: Mona assumes she's being prepared for one of these when she's given plastic surgery to look like Angie Mitchell [[spoiler: rather than as a decoy to replace the real one.]]
* VirtualGhost: The Finn has become one, [[spoiler: as has Lady 3Jane. In the end both Bobby and Angie end up that way as well.]]
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