300 short stories:: story 235

story: “The Females Are Not Coming Back”

author: Rachel Heng

year: 2016

where: casa dolce casa

note: Anthropomorphism!

a line: “You may have heard that we are a monogamous species. It is probably one of the reasons for all the plush toys and animated films, along with the fact that we cannot y. You seem to see yourselves in us, though why you would want to, I cannot understand. We do not see ourselves in you.”

theme(s): Men and Women, Politics, Rumors, Sacrifice



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