She tells Tris to go visit Caleb in Erudite and tell him to research a simulation serum. Al hangs around Tris's bed for a minute and admits that he has begun to purposefully lose fights because he doesn't want to hurt people. Because of this selfless demeanor, Abnegation forms the city's government. Will falls to the floor, and Eric orders Al to drag him away. Tris is told that she has to be careful during stage two because Erudite are looking for Divergent.
In the fighting that follows, Tris learns that her mother, who used to be in Dauntless, is also Divergent; Tris must kill her friend Will, who is trapped in the simulation, so still behaving as an enemy soldier; and Tris watches her father get shot and die. Christina is knocked to the floor and recoils from Molly, pleading for no more. Beatrice's father Andrew Tony Goldwyn works closely with the Abnegation leader Marcus Eaton Ray Stevenson. To cheer her up, Christina, Will, and Al take her to a parlor to get tattoos. The New York Times Book Review.
The girl with dark brown skin and short hair that helped Beatrice on the train introduces herself as Christina. Basking in their victory on the way back to the compound, Tris officially meets and , two Dauntless-born initiates, who compliment her strategy. Prior is forced to sacrifice herself in order to ensure that Tris escapes. As she and Tobias kiss, she suddenly realizes the Erudite must be planning to use the tracking devices to control the Dauntless. According to Publishers Weekly, the combined three volumes of the Divergent series sold over 6.
In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. With Tris's help, this world has reached a point of no return, and is either headed for total disaster, or total redemption. As a result of her good performance, Tris graduates at the top of the rankings. Even the Dauntless aren't safe. Eric is slightly impressed by her determination and allows her to join in on their game.
A short Erudite boy with red hair doesn't make it on the train and is now Factionless. No brief summary of the story can do it justice, for there are many interconnected characters and subplots. However, she later realizes that in the excitement of the day, the Dauntless leaders injected everyone with a simulation serum that day, calling it a tracking device. Beatrice continues to wonder just where she will fit in. In Chapter Six of Divergent, Beatrice must pass several tests in order to arrive at the Dauntless headquarters. Tris and Four walk onto the balcony of his apartment. The first stage of initiation involves learning how to fight from their mysterious initiation instructor, Four, and one of the cruel Dauntless leaders,.
Spoilers The synopsis below may give away important plot points. Tris recalls the first time she was in the hospital at six years old, when her mother fell and broke her arm. The group boards a train to the Amity sector to find the rest of the Abnegation survivors. In particular, the novel explores the themes common to young adult fiction, such as adult authority and the transition from childhood to maturity, as well as such broader as the place of violence and within a post-apocalyptic society. When he was found out, he was dropped into the chasm.
Beatrice arrives in the Dauntless faction with all the other initiates. Following the fear simulation, Tobias kisses Tris, and Tris kisses back. Natalie also tells Tris to ask Caleb to research serum when Tris next sees Caleb—Tris has no idea why Natalie makes this request. Tris appears to wake up from the simulation, hoping Four didn't see the last bit. She no longer is called Beatrice but, Tris. Tris narrates again, saying that they feel like the factionless, having lost their homes and loved ones.
After the kids are all put through a brief history of the test and its origins, she gets up to take the test, monitored by a woman named Tori Maggie Q. She sees the field catching fire and grabs a burning branch to scare off the birds. After much contemplation over whether to stay in Abnegation or switch factions, Beatrice chooses to switch to Dauntless, and Caleb moves to Erudite. Beatrice wishes she could tell her family what happened so they could help her choose. When Max, a Dauntless leader, announces that the initiates must jump between the building they're on and three other buildings into a dark hole, Beatrice still angry throws her outer layer shirt at Peter and makes the leap. The non-Dauntless initiates make it, except for an Amity boy who refused to jump, but unfortunately one of the Dauntless-born initiates did not.
Whenever a child turns the age of 16, they get to decide whether they want to stay with their family, or abandon them. He later commits suicide by jumping into the chasm where he tried to kill Tris earlier. A Candor boy, Peter, makes fun of Beatrice, calling her a Stiff slang for Abnegation. Tris tells them that the serum Erudite gave the Dauntless members is controlling them into attacking the Abnegation members; part of a plot to usurp control of government from the Abnegation faction. Later, Al begs for Tris' forgiveness, but she rebuffs him. She calls him out for leaving her fight in the middle, and he responds that it wasn't something he wanted to watch.