The Seventeenth Year
I always dreamed of growing up, falling in love and having a baby.
This is the society I live in.
When I was younger I wanted to be like the mommy's I saw in the park when my mommy and daddy took me and my younger brother there.
Now I'm not so sure I want to go through with this.
I have no choice though.
I wish I didn't have to have a baby.
In the year 2056, the struggling government match people to produce children to increase the dwindling population. Every female must produce a child for the government to raise before their eighteenth year.
Megan has just past the dawn of her seventeenth year, today she is to be matched. By the time she is eighteen she must have produced a child with her Match to give to the government to raise. She will go on to have another child which she wil
She had always wanted to be a mother, just not really any more. With the strange letter from her mother, being matched with Peter and the really convenient power outages, Megan had to make a choice