But I"m excited to be outside, that's what deviants feel, "Did they think he was a deviant?" (Paterson 184).
Oooooooooo... A new playmate
Yum...this pellet is delicious!!!!!!!!!!!!
"What was it they called outside nourishment in history virtuals? Pecnec? Something like that."(187)
"She's not like us. She's used to tumbling about and curling up with other warm bodies."(191)
Brock is curious about the outside world after living in the dome his whole life, but he is afraid of being a deviant. A deviant in this story is a person is curious about the world outside of the dome, despite what others have told him or her.
"...no one has had the chance to do any actual experiments since the dark ages."
While having a picnic, Brock finds a dog living on its own in what was thought to be a previously uninhabitable environment.
"Brock turned and bit Brog on the tail so hard that the blood started."(193)
After meeting the dog, Brock names it Brog and decides to bring her into the dome. The dome scientists immediately want to study Brog because she is able to survive outside of a controlled environment.
" The water was delicious"(194)
Brock overhears the scientists say they intend to dissect Brog and experiment on her. It is at this point that Brock starts to plan how to escape the dome.
According to plan, Brock bites Brog as hard as he can in order to convince the scientists they both have Rabies.
HOW COULD YOU DO DISSSSSSSSS?!?!?
Brock leaves the dome with Brog and takes off his space suit for the first time, enjoying the Earth fully.