In addition to being a maker of bows
, the Fletcher
was also the handgun weapon that Molly
, depending on which book) used in Neuromancer
, the first of William Gibson's Sprawl Trilogy
(also containing Count Zero
and Mona Lisa Overdrive
. The gun shot multiple 'flechettes
' (flèche in French
means 'arrow') in a cluster, containing anything from explosives to tranquilizers.
Although a clear description of the Fletcher was not given in the novels, the screenplay describes it as having four barrels, along with a pepperbox muzzle
. It is fed from a clip
located in the handle of the gun.