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Old 06-12-2019, 10:19 PM
UltraVires is offline
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I'm having trouble suspending disbelief with this whole subplot of trying to get Fred and Serena back together. They are in a dystopian patriarchy where women are used as breeding stock and forbidden to read. You think a simple instruction to go back to your husband and do what he tells you would be dreadfully easy to enforce. Hell, we did that sort of thing in this country 30 or 40 years ago.

Also, the more openly aggressive June becomes, I don't understand how this society allows her to remain free. People are executed for trivial things, but she practices open defiance without consequence.