Jonas is nervous what he is going to get for his assignment. Jonas mother if he get pilot to fly her around in the plane, then Jonas says that he will get her a parachute and make her jump off the plane like skydiving. But, Jonas wants to get a assignment with his friends.
Jonas's Father brought Gabriel Home.
Jonas and Asher (His friend) are riding through the town they are discussing about they getting the same assignment. Also, they are discussing if their friendship is going to break if they don't get the same assignment.
Jonas becomes the receiver, then gets rules.
Jonas starts getting stirrings about asking Fiona (His Friend) about getting in the tub and to clean her but, she refused to get in. So when he woke up, he told his family in the story telling "ritual" that they have in the morning and his mother gave him a pill to get rid of the stirrings but, he has to take them everyday.
Jonas meets "The Giver"
When Jonas got home, he was surprised because there was another kid in their house. Then, Jonas said" Father, who is this?" Then Jonas's Father said" Jonas, this is Gabriel or Gabe for short. I got him because he was going to be released because of his lack of knowledge.
When Jonas got his instructions, he went home and read them. When he was done, there was one rule that he had to read three times. It said "You may lie." This rule made him nervous knowing that he could lie. All the other rules were not that bad but, this one was "scary".
8.You may lie
When Jonas got to his assignment's place, he saw a elderly man waiting for him. Then, Jonas said" Hi my name is Jonas." "The Giver" said" I know Jonas." Also, Jonas noticed how many books were in the room. Then, he wanted to know what will his training will be because when he got his assignment they said it will be so much pain.