Twenty-one year old Equality 7-2521 was assigned to the home of the Street Sweepers. He was given this position to be a street sweeper by the Council of Vocations. In anthem they say this by exclaiming that "This was the only thing that which moved, for the lips of the oldest did not move as they said " Street Sweeper" (Rand pg26)."
Equality had seen one of the women from the house of pesants. Equality quickly became atractted to Liberty 5-3000.
While Equality was doing his job he came accross a tunnel. In this tunnel he discovered electricity.
Equality and liberty would talk to eachother when no one was around. Equality told Liberty the nickname he gave her and she told him the nickname she gave him which were "The Golden one" and " the unconcered one"
While Equality was creating the lightbulb he was thinking if he brought the lightbulb above ground and show it to the scholars so he will become one.
While Equality was underground he got caught creating the lightbulb. He was placed in the palace of Corrective Detention. While in the Palace of Corrective Detention he was gonna escape to go show the scholars his lightbulb. In Anthem they explain this by saying "It was easy to escape from The Palace of Corrective Detention. The locks are old on the doors and there are no gaurds about ( Rand pg.66)."