1. “Mary put her window down, letting the air rush in. The blast tangled in her hair and chilled her cheeks and woke her out of the numbness she’d been in since she’d left the doctor’s. She started laughing, and even though she could hear the edge of hysteria in her voice, she didn’t care. She stuck her head out into the cold, screaming wind. And let the man and the car carry her away” (131).
Why does Mary insist that Rhage accelerate his engine and go even faster? Do you think Mary starts to become less fearful of life when she is with Rhage? Describe how Mary begins to lose her inhibitions while around Rhage.
What is O’s fascination with his identity? Why would he need an affirmation from a prostitute he’s never met that she loves him and knows his real name? Is this need enough to kill for this affirmation going to hurt him later on?