It's going is going to be okay. We just have to stick this needle into your arm
Jonas lives in a strict community that has no color. Everyone has no private life and can't make any decision.
When the 11 year old's turn 12 they are assigned a job. When Jonas was called up he to get his job, he got the receiver of memory's. This job hold all of the community's memory's so no one else has to remember the hurtful memory.
Jonas learns about the how people get released. He also find out about secrets the community has hid from people.
When Jonas runs away with Gabe. He runs away so he could release all the memory's to everyone in the community.
Jonas runs away and releases all the memory's. The community are all remembering memory's that the community from the past.