- The men were productive in the small, free societies. They worked and helped the women with every task. The goal was to eventually have all of them be mostly self sufficient. That would be the sign of true equality.
- "We talk to them," Ra said. "They are friendly with us and invite us to dine with them. They touch us without fear."
- My hackles raised at her last statement. "How exactly," I hissed, "do they touch you girls?"