After traveling a considerable distance, Winston arrives at the predesignated meeting spot. Although there are no telescreens, he worries about concealed microphones and patrolling soldiers who might check his passport.
The girl arrives and leads Winston to a clearing on a grassy knoll surrounded by trees. Winston worries about rejection, but the girl is not put off by his age, physical appearance, or marital status. They embrace and kiss but Winston has no physical desire for her. He merely feels incredulous over the entire experience....
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