Beatrice and Caleb Prior await the beginning of their aptitude test which will tell them what faction their brains are most compatible with. Beatrice finds out that she is something called "Divergent". This means that she can fit into more than one faction.
Main Characters Beatrice Prior, Caleb Prior, and their parents spending time together before the choosing ceremony. In which Caleb and Beatrice will decide which faction they will become a part of
It's the day of the choosing ceremony. Beatrice and Caleb are deciding which faction they want to belong in. Beatrice picks Dauntless. The warrior faction. The police of the city. Caleb picks Erudite. The brains of the city. The center of knowledge. Because they left their original faction, Abnegation, they will no longer be able to see their parents.
Beatrice makes it to dauntless along with other transfers. She changes her name to Tris, and gets new clothes. Her new life begins. She meets a faction leader, his name is Four.
Training begins. Tris realizes that Four knows she is Divergent. She also finds out that he is going to help her make it through training without other people finding out she is divergent. Along the way, they begin to fall in love.
Tris makes it through training. Four and Tris fight battles against specific people together and save many lives while trying to save their own.