Syme vanishes, almost as if he had never existed.
Meanwhile, preparations for Hate Week continue. Julia’s department is publishing a series of atrocity pamphlets. Winston spends part of his work day altering sections of old news stories that will be quoted in the latest speeches. The bombings of the city grow more frequent.
New posters that have no caption but show a large Eurasian soldier holding a submachine gun appear all over; wherever one goes the gun seems to follow. These posters seem to outnumber even those of Big Brother....
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