Jonas runs away from his community with Gabriel because doesn't want to live a life without emotion and they were going to kill Gabriel.
Jonas and Gabriel freeze to death in the snow.
Setting: This story takes place in Jonas's community in the distant future.
The most important theme in the story to have good there must be bad. Without loss there is no love and without pain there is no happiness. But, in this society there is no emotion and felling so everyone lives a lonely miserable life and when Jonas finds out about this he cannot deal with it and decides to run away.