"The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal" (Vonnegut 1).
"the H-G general men took George and Hazel Bergeron's 14 year-old son away" (Vonnegut 1).
"Hazel had a perfectly average intelligence, which means she couldn't think about anything except in short bursts. And George, while his intelligence was way above normal, had a little mental handicap in his ear. He was required by law to wear it at all times" (Vonnegut 1).
"George Bergeron correctly identified the Earthquake, and well he might have- for many was the time his own home had danced to the same crashing tune. "My God-" said George. "That must be Harrison!"' (Vongut 6). "revealed a man that would have awed Thor, god of thunder. "I shall now select my empress!" he said looking down at the cowering people. "Let the first woman who dares rise to her feet claim her mate and the thrown. " (Vonnegut 7).
"A few moments passed and a ballerina arose," (Vonogut 7). "neutralizing gravity with love and pure will, they remained suspended in air inches below the ceiling, and then, they kissed each other for a long, long time. 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," (Vonnegut 8).