Short Story Look In — Those Who Walk Away From Omelas by Ursula K. Le Guin

Sarah Thomas
4 min readJul 17, 2022
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The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas (1973) — Ursula Le Guin

Synopsis: A narrator describes a summer party in the utopian town of Omelas, the beauty and perfection of the citizens and the terrible price a young child pays for their splendour.

Sarah Thomas

Storyteller, ex playwright (produced), award winning screenwriter, always writing. Creating story-based content for businesses. Based in Aberdeen.