‘I betrayed you,’ she said baldly.
‘I betrayed you,’ he said.
She gave him another quick look of dislike.
‘Sometimes,’ she said, ‘they threaten you with something – something you can’t stand up to, can’t even think about.’
– George Orwell
1984. Part 3, Chapter 6. Julia and Winston meet for the last time, admitting they have both betrayed each other as a result of their torture in the Ministry of Love. Even the deepest bonds of loyalty can be broken by Big Brother and the Party.