“I can feel their intelligence. Sometimes their movements seem synced. As if they’re communicating with each other.”
“That’s because they are,” I said as I zipped up my bag. “You seem to be in fine physical health. Just one more month and you’ll be a mommy.” …show more content…
“I’m terrified of Freddie, and yet, I still love him. I yearn to see him, even just a small glimpse.” She wiped her eyes.
I reached into my bag, pulling out a propaganda pamphlet. It had Freddie on the front with big red letters above him that read: Perfection is the Path to our Destiny, and it was full of instructions on resisting your sexual needs until you are provided a match and completed your marriage to the state. I gave it to her. She ripped the cover off and let the rest of the pamphlet fall to the ground. “Thank you Evelyn,” she said as she kept her eyes on Freddie. “This will have to do for