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The story opens with one woman remarking on the fact that magazines are carrying on about "it," as if it were a new discovery or wonderful invention. "It" is rape, and the topic has caused a group of four co-workers to talk about it.

The narrator of the story says that the topic of rape is so prominent that you can't escape it, even though she has more enjoyable ways, (like watching a June Allyson movie on late night television,) to spend her time than talking and thinking about it. At the lunch table, a group of women who play bridge during their noon break take up the topic. Chrissy, the beautiful but cool receptionist, has looked at the magazine and asks if her cohorts have rape fantasies. The narrator makes a bid, hoping to escape the subject, and also hoping that her bridge...

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