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Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood, the American government is overthrown by dissidents and replaced by a totalitarian regime. Women are stripped of all of their rights and forced into domestic servitude or used as breeding stock. Initially less interested in resistance than maintaining the status quo, book editor turned "breeder" June is now determined to tear Gilead apart from the inside. Her goal: saving future generations, particularly her daughter Hannah, from growing up in a patriarchal society where there are two options: submit or die.
Heroes are not born, they are made, and June has broken a few eggs on her journey from survivor to fighter. Here are