Do not allow yourself to feel, that is what They've told you. That's what They've always told you. Show your feelings and they will know your weakness. They will hunt you down. They will kill you. We are never told who 'They' are.
I'm his Doll Maker. I make dolls, puppets, toys and other titbits of entertainment. People have said my work is grotesque, ghastly and frightening. But with forty two years of pent up emotion, what do they expect? I had to be able to show them somehow.
He is all-powerful. All-ruling. The Emperor of the New State. We hate him. His regime has caused the percentage of suicides in the past fifty years to rise by eighty nine percent. We aren't allowed to show feeling, He says. It hinders the work ethic. We aren't allowed to have sex for pleasure either. You must sign a contract with the government when you marry. Everything must have a function and a purpose. Something as volatile and unpredictable as emotion must be destroyed.
He loves me. Loves my wo