So as Montag decides to go against the status quo and read books hidden away in his home. When he is caught there is only one thing to do and that was to run.
so now Montag is ready to leave the society that casts for trying to reach his American dream. '"...When you've got nothing to lose, you run any risk you want."'(Bradbury, 25)
When running which seems like forever Montag thinks to himself," This is no fictional episode to be watched on his run to the river, it was in actually his own chess game he was witnessing, move by move." (Bradbury, 131) By the time Montag is done running he has now reached the safety of the book people.