Jonas you have not been assigned you have been selected to be the reciever of memories
Jonas lives in a utopia society where there are a lot of different rules and laws involving age and sameness
this won't hurt a bit
Jonas will be turning 12 and that's when he finds our what his job is that he is assigned for.
we are running away Gabe
Jonas finds out that he won't be assigned but he will be selected for a receiver of memory.
Jonas finds out that the society is perfect at all, Jonas also finds out what release and what his dad does for a living by killing babies.
Jonas finds out that baby Gabe is going to be released so he takes Gabe and the Giver helps them run away from the community.
Jonas and Gabe are not in a good spot where it is snowing and they are about to die when they are at the top of a hill,Jonas finds a sled that was in one of his memories that the Giver gave him.Jonas and Gabe take the sled down the hill to the light and just go into something.