''The year was 2081 and everybody was finally equal"(Vonnegut 1). "Some things about living still weren't quite right, though"(Vonnegut 1).
"the H-G men took George and Hazel Bergeron's fourteen-year-old son away" (Vonnegut 1). ''George,while his intelligence was way above normal, had a little mental handicap radio in his ear" (Vonnegut 1).
"The television program was suddenly interrupted for a news bulletin"(Vonnegut 4). '''Harrison Berderon, age fourteen," she said in a grackle squawk, "has just escaped from jail, where he was held on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government. He is a genius and an athlete, is under-handicapped, and should be regarded as extremely dangerous"' (Vonnegut 5).
"There was a shriek of a door being torn from its hinges. Screams and barking cries of consternation came from the television set" (Vonnegut 6). "A living breathing Harrison filled the screen" (Vonnegut 6)
"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 8).