Jonas is boy that lives in a perfect society. In a few days he becomes a twelve and is assigned a job.
At the ceremony of twelve, Jonas' name was skipped. He thought he had failed when he was eleven because he hasn't been assigned, buthe's been selected for Receiver of Memories.
Jonas starts his Receiver training and learns about good and bad times before his perfect utopia. Some memories have caused him mild trauma .
Jonas learns about what release is. His father was soon going to release his baby brother ,Gabriel , because he would whine when he sleeps. Jonas decided that he will run away from the community to save Gabe's life. He took his father's bikeadn some food with
After dodging heat syncing search planes, Jonas and Gabe seemed to be on the run forever. They were surviving off of raw fish and berries.
Gabe and Jonas slide down a familiar snowy hill and find 'else where'.