The Handmaid's Tale

Part Three

April 29, 2021

The protagonist receives a new assignment and name: Offred, “Of Fred.” It is her third posting as a handmaid, and she well knows what happens to handmaids who fail to bear a child. She settles into her new home, forging a complex relationship with the Commander’s wife, Serena Joy, as she prepares for the upcoming ceremony.

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