In the near future, Peter is taking his pregnant wife Polly to the hospital so she can give birth. Dr. Wolcott greets them and explains that they can still choose not to have the OB3 machine help give birth to their child. They insist on doing right by the child and insist he use the machine. Peter kisses his wife as she's taken into the operating room. They sedate her, bring the machine out, and begin the procedure...Read the full recap
Changes from the short story:
* Py's appearance here is a simple pyramid. In the short story, he has eyes and tentacles.
* Peter briefly considers smothering his child, a scene not found in the short story.
* At the end, Peter and Polly are transformed into larger blue pyramids. In the short story, they are white obelisks.