“Life before modern medicine was extremely difficult,” Dr. Swan said.
“Oh, I have heard horror stories that were passed down through my family,” Jenny said, nodding her head. “I just don’t know how they managed back then.”
Dr. Swan chuckled. “True. I have quite a few stories in my family as well. We are ashamed but have to accept the fact that times were different then.”
Jenny nodded and smiled. “We even have a writer in our family tree. Shameful!”
“Well, no need to worry about things like that anymore.” Dr. Swan and Jenny laughed as the doctor pulled out the necessary forms.
“Now, Jenny,” he began,” let’s go over your options.”
An hour later, Dr. Swan scanned Jenny’s responses into the computer that printed out a compiled requisition order.
“Quick verification,” Dr. Swan said. “Don’t want any mistakes…do we?”
Both sat at the desk and laughed.
“Pure blond hair – female – 5’9” – 140 lbs – fit but not muscular – medium to high pitched voice – dainty laugh – perfect teeth, skin, hair, and lips – moderate chest size – intelligent but not inquisitive – proud but humble – compliant – driven but satisfied with position – values pleasing others above self – unquestioning – devoted – religious and family values – positive – nonconfrontational – unimaginative – follower – high drive to be a mother.”
Jenny’s face sparkled with each option. “Yes, yes, that’s just what I want.”
“Okay, Jenny,” Dr. Swan said. “I’ll put in the order form and see if we have any ready to hatch. If not, it will take a few years to develop.”
“I don’t mind waiting. I just want to be a mother.”
Dr. Swan laughed as he showed Jenny to the door. His nurse came in to collect the order.
“I will never understand why our ancestors resisted adopting the genetic selection process,” his nurse said, looking over the order form.
Dr. Swan nodded in agreement. “I guess they liked raising them from infants and taking their chances.”
“That’s crazy! I can’t imagine living in a world like that. No wonder they had so many problems.”
“Yes, they did, but that’s why the American Purification Act of 2019 was so easy to pass. That paved the way to creating the perfect America that we have today.”
“Thank heavens for that!”
“You said it.”