" "Jonas, "I apologize to you in particular. I caused you anguish." "
" "I accept your apology." "
" "Jonas has been selected to be our next Receiver of Memory." "
" "He has shown all of the qualities that a Receiver must have." "
Jonas was afraid of being on the stage because he was embarrassed and ashamed that his number was not called up at the ceremony of twelve. Also he felt awkward going up there because he might of thought something bad was going to happen and he didn't know the assignment the receiver would give him.
The Chief Elder apologized for skipping his number and to the community, then congratulated him. Jonas felt so relieved and he began to feel happy again.
The Elder talks about how their can only be one receiver, and then he tells Jonas why and how he was selected to be the new Receiver of Memory which is an honor to him.
JONAS, JONAS, JONAS
The receiver tells Jonas all of the good traits that he has in order to be the Receiver of Memory. Which is Intelligence, Integrity, Courage, Wisdom, and to See Beyond.
Jonas wonders about the trait to See Beyond and what it is and what it's like. Then he notices that the audience changed and they become louder.
The audience begins to chant Jonas's name louder and louder. Then they say it faster and faster.