“Any rational society would either kill me or put me to some use.”
You and I are… part of his design
“It’s rare that I cook a meatless meal”
Could he daily feel a stab of hunger for her and find nourishment in the very sight of her? I think so. But would she then see through the bars of his plight and ache for him?
“How is this experience going to shape Will?”
“…not people. Not prey. They are pigs”
“as this evening has already proven, it’s nice to have an old friend for dinner”.
Human emotions are a gift from our animal ancestors. Cruelty is a gift humanity has given itself.
Feeling paternal, Will?
I think Uncle Jack sees you as a fragile little teacup.