“Our Aim Is Not to Die”

Title“Our Aim Is Not to Die”
Year for Search2019
AuthorsRustad, A. Merc
Secondary AuthorsLaValle, Victor (b. 1972), and Adams, John Joseph (b. 1976)
Secondary TitleA People’s Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers
Pagination27-48
Date Published2019
PublisherOne World
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsNon-binary author, Queer author
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A white supremacist, patriarchal dystopia in which everyone is under constant surveillance, and there are required medical/mental checks to ensure that everyone is straight. Lobotomies, now called neural reformatting therapy, are used to “cure” the non-conforming. 

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2019 Rustad, A. Merc. “Our Aim Is Not to Die.” A People’s Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers. Ed. Victor LaValle (b. 1972) and John Joseph Adams (b. 1976) (New York: One World, 2019), 27-48. PS

A white supremacist, patriarchal dystopia in which everyone is under constant surveillance, and there are required medical/mental checks to ensure that everyone is straight. Lobotomies, now called neural reformatting therapy, are used to “cure” the non-conforming. Queer non-binary author.