Short story: “The Women of Our Occupation”

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“The Women of Our Occupation,” by Kameron Hurley

Appeared here in Strange Horizons, July 31st, 2006; featured in episode 462 of Escape Pod, September 19th, 2014

2,793 words

A thoughtful and painful take on some big questions.

I think I detect an echo of Animal Farm at the end. The people in power are different, but oppression is the same no matter what form it takes.