In search of the female extremist, somewhere between fantasy and fear.

“Our mad dream is only half realized. Alone, you have created the man. Now, together, we will
create—his mate. Yes, a woman. That should be really interesting.” —Bride of Frankenstein

“She has been manipulated, brainwashed into being a terrorist. This is not the woman she is
supposed to be.” —Heard at a conference on female recruits to ISIS

See the full essay, here.