Next, the initiates must fight each other in an arena and try to knock each other unconscious. Beatrice wishes she could tell her family what happened so they could help her choose. She cuts her hand and almost drops blood into Abnegation, but then decides on Dauntless. Tris holds her mother and cries. Tris stands up for a weak-willed trainee named Al, offering to take his place in a sadistic punishment that Eric devises for him.
Beatrice's familial relationships are interesting to note as well. When Evelyn reveals her plan to eradicate the Erudite, everyone is all gung-ho about it… except Tris. We also have a quiz and a poll to let us know what you think. Despite this, Caleb never forgot about his old faction, and chose to help his family during the rebellion in spite of his apparent betrayal to Abnegation. It growls at Beatrice and then runs toward her. They are found out by Max and Eric, who conclude that both Tris and Four are Divergent.
Caleb is called before her, and when he returns he's pale as a ghost, his fingers shaking. After some hesitation, Beatrice chooses Dauntless. Tobias reveals that he knows Tris is Divergent, cementing their bond. It also spent 39 weeks on the Children's Paperback list in 2012, reaching number one. Beatrice, or Tris, makes a decision that shocks everyone, including herself. She warns Tris that she shouldn't have chosen Dauntless as her new faction, because there are people looking for Divergents.
Back at Dauntless, when Eric threatens her with punishment for leaving, she and Tobias pretend she was sulking because Tobias rejected her. We love to hear from other Divergent fans and from people just reading the book for the first time! Tris sees a light flashing in her eyes as if somebody is trying to get her attention. He has a period of selfishness when Beatrice and Caleb both choose to leave Abnegation, as Natalie tells Tris on Visiting Day. Christina grabs onto it for dear life, and Eric times her to make a choice - hang on and he will forget her cowardice, let go and die, or give up and force herself out of the faction. It is suggested that someone in Erudite most likely her has been spreading the rumor about Marcus. Taking Tris aside, her mother asks about her rankings and tells her to convince Caleb to research the simulation serum.
Divergent won Favorite book of 2011 in 2011's , and won the senior category of the 2014. Though she vaguely recognizes him, she feels that something bad will happen to her if she says so, so she continuously denies that she's ever seen him before, despite the man's insistence that she's lying. They rejoin Caleb, Marcus, and Peter, who helped Tris find the control room in exchange for his safety. They set the table and their parents come home. Tris suggests they jump because it's not real, but Four says that's something a Divergent would do.
The first stage of training is combat where the initiatives fight against each other. Lake Michigan appears to be mostly dried up. On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. She goes to Erudite to pass on her mother's instructions to Caleb. Eric a coolly intimidating is the merciless Dauntless leader who's taking the faction—which was founded on the notion of noble courage—in a more militant and vicious direction. She injects Tobias with a serum that makes him attack Tris.
The girl with dark brown skin and short hair that helped Beatrice on the train introduces herself as Christina. After Choosing Day, the new members go through an initiation process that varies per faction. At the Choosing Ceremony, Beatrice sees her brother Caleb choose Erudite, instead of the usual Abnegation. The next day, Eric tells the trainees that initiation consists of a three-stage ranking process. She sneaks a peak at her reflection in her watch, admires the simplicity and comfort the Abnegation plain houses provide and tries to appreciate the fact that you cannot be unique in her faction as this prevents jealousy. Along the way, a relationship starts to emerge between Tris and Four, and Tris gets pummeled by Peter in a fight.
Following the fear simulation, Tobias kisses Tris, and Tris kisses back. Tris narrates again, saying that they feel like the factionless, having lost their homes and loved ones. A Stiff, the first to jump? She had been working on the series from Four's point of view but decided that he was not the character she wanted for her series, Four years later, she decided to pick up the novel from a different point of view. But certainly not the last! Then there appears to be a rabid dog. The course of a person's entire life if determined on Choosing Day. The Candor faction values honesty, and they dress in black and white. When she published the book in 2011, it was a surprise success, selling many hundreds of thousands of copies.
The initiates will have to go through a series of training and evaluation. Tris and her buds escape the Amity compound and find themselves on a … —er, to factionless-ville. It is a set in the so-called Divergent Universe, that features a version of Chicago. And as she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves. Four comes with her, and for the first time she realizes the feeling she gets when she's around him. Tris vows to succeed and performs well on the first day of stage one, which involves shooting guns at targets. He asks whether she knows the man on the front page, a murderer who has just been caught.
In her fear simulation, Tris performs very well, mastering her own fears—including fear of having sex with Tobias. Four at last reveals to Tris his true identity: he is Tobias Eaton, son of abusive Abnegation council representative Marcus. He tends to spout off tirades on the Erudite and their intentions. It exposes them repeatedly to what they're afraid of, and gradually you become less afraid of it, or have a healthy level of fear, and I thought of the Dauntless then, because they're conditioning perfectly normal people to get over perfectly rational fears. There, Tris finds Tori and follows her, even though it looks like she's trying to avoid her.