Six is forced into attending a matchmaking service, the matchmaker, 1891, who appears unwanted on his television screen. He is matched with a blind woman named 4-15, who looks exactly like Lucy with whom Six had a sexual liaison in New York. Six is convinced that she is indeed Lucy, although 4-15 appears not to know anything about life outside of The Village. Both Two and 11-12 ask 313 for assistance on specific matters. With Two and 313, she knows that he is aware that she is a dreamer, the reason why she feels she needs to help him. But she still has to decide if what he asks her to do is worth her long term happiness. Meanwhile, all the talk around The Village centers on the mysterious holes that have been appearing in The Village, which Two dismisses as weather related anomalies. To combat these, pigs are distributed to residents, as swine breath is deemed to be a atmosphere stabilizer. One of those holes is in 147 and 21-16's backyard. A tragedy occurs in their family because of ...
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Number 2 says research showed that "the more there was gene similarity between people the more they fell in love". That is backwards from reality. Since the late 70s some studies have indicated, possibly, that mammals tend to choose mates who differ most in major histocompatibility complex (MHC) genes. The MHC system tells our immune system which cells are us and which are invading germs or parasites. Arguably, greater variety in MHC genes leads to greater disease resistance. See more