"We believe that there is some kind of conspiracy, some kind of secret organization working against the Party, and that you are involved in it. We want to join it and work for it. We are enemies of the Party. We disbelieve in the principles of Ingsoc. We are thought-criminals. We are also adulterers. I tell you this because we want to put ourselves at your mercy. If you want us to incriminate ourselves in any other way, we are ready."
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Winston is finally coming clean about his crimes to the head of the Inner Party. This admission would mean his certain torture and death if Winston is wrong about O'Brien being in the brotherhood. Winston has gone from secretly writing in his diary in an enclave of his flat to confessing his "crimes" in front of the most powerful man in Oceania.