Jonas and his family have perfect lives. There is no war, fear, choices. Every person in the community has a role. When people are twelves they have to go to a ceremony to find out their role.
Jonas and his family go to the neutering center and look around and ¨adopt¨ a new child and name him Gabriel. This new child was different, him and Jonas had light colored eyes while most of the community didn't.
Jonas is hitting puberty and his dad gives him a pill stop the the hormones. He has weird dreams that give him hormones. Jonas is required to take this pill everyday.
Jonas is now a 12. He is officially considered a grown up now. He will have to go to the ceremony of twelve to see what role he will have in the community.
Jonas is getting ready to leave for the ceremony. This will determine a huge part in his life.
Jonas is at the ceremony of twelve. He gets selected as the receiver which is a huge role in the community. Everyone is surprised and happy for him.