LeGuin, Ursula K.

The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas

by LeGuin, Ursula K.

In the dystopian fantasy of my days, we would each have our own child in the toolshed. For Ursula, of course, we need only one. Not a bad daydream, if you can prevent yourself from drawing the natural comparisons… oh, I do hope this doesn’t cause you nightmares.