“They won’t trust or help. They’ll probably kill me. ’’
You don’t understand us as well as you think you do.”
“And you don’t understand us at all. You never will, really, though you’ll be given much more information about us.”
“Then put me back to sleep, dammit, and choose some-one you think is brighter! I never wanted this job!”
It was silent for several seconds. Finally, it said “Do you really believe I was disparaging your intelligence?”
She glared at it, refusing to answer. “I thought not. Your children will know us, Lilith. You never will. (Family II, The end of Chapter 12.)
I think this passage is very important because it shows that Lilith has no control of what the aliens to her. It also shows the aliens intentions to harvest a human for their own. This passage also shows how resilient Lilith is towards the aliens that she will not give in to their demands even though she clearly has no say. This passage is right after Paul tried to have her way with her she defends him, Lilith is full of empathy. The aliens clearly don’t care about her but have a purpose for her.