A gender reversal of the main characters in 1984 and updated to modern habitat.

It was a bright, cold day in March and the clocks were striking one. Ami Muller hurried home to Prosperity Manor with her head down to escape the terrible wind. A cloud of dust blew inside with her, and the hall smelled of dust and yesterday's dinner. At the end of the hall, a poster covered one wall. It showed an enormous face, more than a yard wide: the face of an elegant woman of about forty, with dark red lipstick. The woman’s eyes seemed to follow Ami as she moved. Below the face were the words PROTECTED BY GAIA.


2024