“It’s the greatest thing ever,” said Collins. “It lets you live out your fantasies in a historical setting.”

“Like what?” asked Billingsley.

“You can know the joy of having a soulless factory job, of getting laid off when production moves to Mexico, of having an affair under the shadow of a dead marriage…hell, you can even drive a car that runs on gasoline!”

“What do they call it?”

“What else? Midwestworld!”

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