Commander Price: We must treat these girls respectfully in a Godly fashion, despite the moral stain for their lives before.
Commander Guthrie: Price is up. We can't afford all that window dressing. The human race is at risk. What is important is efficiency.
The Commander: So what do you propose:
Commander Guthrie: It's not rocket science. All remaining fertile women should be collected and impregnated, by those of superior status, of course.
Commander Price: You're talking about concubines!
Commander Guthrie: I don't CARE what you want to call it.
The Commander: The wives would never accept it.
Commander Guthrie: Well, that's a non-issue.
The Commander: No, we won't succeed without their support. You know that.
Commander Price: Maybe the wives should be there. For the act. It would be less of a violation. There is scriptural precedent.
The Commander: "Act" may not be the best name, from a branding perspective. "The Ceremony"?
Commander Guthrie: Sounds good. Nice and Godly. The wives would eat that shit up.


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The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 8: "Jezebels"
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The Handmaid's Tale
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The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 8 Quotes

A perfect gift. A girl trapped in a box. She only dances when someone opens the lid, when someone else winds her up. If this is a story I'm telling, I must be telling it to someone. There's always someone, even when there's no one. I will not be that girl in the box.

June

June: Where are we going?
The Commander: You don't want me to spoil the surprise, do you?