In 2049, nobody can have kids. Well, almost nobody. And nobody knows why. So I’m a real rarity. A real girl. Most kids are just robots. Good enough to fool the maternal instinct. Good enough to stop the riots. Good enough to play with. Sometimes.
Teresa Frohock is the author of the dark fantasy Miserere: An Autumn Tale and numerous short stories. Currently, she lives in North Carolina. She has long been accused of telling stories, which is a southern colloquialism for lying.