Their power can’t hold forever though.
Pity that Orwell never wrote a sequel to 1984. It would have been interesting to see what happened to Airstrip One during an extended power outage . . .
“Pity that Orwell never wrote a sequel to 1984.”
He had to rush to complete 1984, as he had been diagnosed with a terminal illness after he had started writing.
Once he finished 1984, he had a heck of a time finding a publisher. Most who read it, were too afraid of the story and its implications.