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The Handmaid's Tale: Useful Season 3, Ep 3
June navigates a meeting where she must face both Commander Waterford and Nick; Serena Joy attempts to recuperate at her mother's home; Lawrence teaches June a hard lesson about the difficult decisions he makes as a Commander. [more inside]
The Handmaid's Tale: Mary and Martha Season 3, Ep 2
June helps the Marthas with a dangerous task while navigating a relationship with her pious new walking partner; Emily and Luke struggle with their altered circumstances. [more inside]
The Handmaid's Tale: "The Word" Season 2, Ep 13
Serena and the other Wives strive to make change; Emily learns more about her new Commander; Offred faces a difficult decision.
The Handmaid's Tale: "Postpartum" Season 2, Ep 12
Offred is sent to a familiar place; Nick is rocked by Gilead's brutal response to a crime; Emily is assigned to a mysterious new house.
The Handmaid's Tale: "Holly" Season 2, Ep 11
Offred faces a grueling challenge alone as she recalls her life as a mother; Serena and the Commander deal with the fallout of their actions towards Offred.
The Handmaid's Tale: The Last Ceremony Season 2, Ep 10
A frustrated Serena becomes desperate; The Commander tries to make amends with Offred; Nick pushes Eden farther away; Offred is faced with an unexpected reunion.
The Handmaid's Tale: "Smart Power" Season 2, Ep 9
The Waterfords embark on a diplomatic trip abroad; Serena faces the temptation of life outside Gilead; Luke and Moira grapple with survivor's guilt; Offred seeks support from allies.
The Handmaid's Tale: "Women's Work" Season 2, Ep 8
A sick baby tests Offred and Serena; Janine finally faces Naomi.
The Handmaid's Tale: "After" Season 2, Ep 7
An attack sends shockwaves through both Gilead and Little America; Serena makes a dangerous choice; Moira searches for someone from her past.
The Handmaid's Tale: "First Blood" Season 2, Ep 6
Offred finds unexpected allies and obstacles in her search for a way to protect Hannah; The Commander prepares for the dedication of a new Red Center; Nick struggles with his new assignment.
The Handmaid's Tale: "Seeds" Season 2, Ep 5
Offred spirals as a Gilead ceremony disrupts her relationship with Nick; Janine tries to adjust to life in the Colonies, jeopardizing her friendship with Emily.
The Handmaid's Tale: "Other Women" Season 2, Ep 4
A baby shower provokes a troubling shift in June's relationship with Serena Joy, as she reckons with the choice she made to become a Handmaid.
The Handmaid's Tale: Baggage Season 2, Ep 3
Offred reflects on her relationship with her mother as she navigates her way through Gilead. In Little America, Moira tries to cope with the trauma she endured. [more inside]
The Handmaid's Tale: "Unwomen" Season 2, Ep 2
Offred adjusts to a new way of life; the arrival of an unexpected person disrupts the colonies; a family is torn apart by the rise of Gilead.
The Handmaid's Tale: "June" Season 2, Ep 1
Offred reckons with the consequences of a dangerous decision while haunted by memories from her past and the violent beginnings of Gilead.
The Handmaid's Tale: The Other Side Season 1, Ep 7
The story going into flashback and out of Gilead to check in on a familiar face [more inside]
Book: The Handmaid's Tale
The seminal work of speculative fiction from Margaret Atwood. Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, because in an age of declining births, Offred and the other Handmaids are valued only if their ovaries are viable... Funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing, The Handmaid's Tale is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and literary tour de force. [more inside]