They have no rights; they are illiterate, are beauty obsessed and encouraged to have eating disorders. Their ‘School’ teaches them nothing except not to cry, to accept violence, to pole dance and to frantically tear each other down in the contest to be chosen as a companion instead of a concubine. If they become companions they must bear sons and then they will be killed at the age of 40 for being too old and if they become concubines they will be violated for men’s pleasure for the rest of their lives.
There is no solidarity among the aggregation of girls and no hope, frieda fights for a future but she doesn’t have one and it seems this version of humanity doesn’t have one either. This is a gripping, dark tale of a too-plausible repugnant future.
“It’s not like we can say no.”
“We must be inspected for flaws before purchase.”
“Do you swear to devote your lives to the physical gratification of the good men of the Euro-Zone?”