Cassia is a 17 year-old teenager that lives in a society ruled by the government. She is getting ready for Match Banquet, and her friend is there to join her since he's getting Matched as well. His name is Xander is Cassias best friend, they been friends since little kids.
Cassia has arrived to the Match Banquet and they have called her up to a stage. There was a big screen behind her and that screen shows her Match. The official introduces Cassia to the people and says nice things about her. After that she says the big part "Xander Thomas Carrow is your match." She got suprised that her match was her best friend but also happy that it was him
Cassia and Xander are matched now. They hangout in the weekends, they used to talk a lot but then cassia was assigned to do camping and that made them not talk a lot to each other. Xander and Cassia still met in school.