“The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal” (Vonnegut 1).
“All this equality was due to the 211th, 212th, and 213th Amendments to the Constitution, and to the unceasing vigilance of agents of the United States Handicapper General” (Vonnegut 1).
“And it was in that clammy month that the H-G men took George and Hazel Bergeron's fourteen-year-old son, Harrison, away” (Vonnegut 1).
“The studio ceiling was thirty feet high, but each leap brought the dancers nearer to it” (Vonnegut 1).
“It was then that Diana Moon Glampers, the Handicapper General, came into the studio with a double-barreled ten-gauge shotgun. She fired twice, and the Emperor and the Empress were dead before they hit the floor” (Vonnegut 1).