Equality goes down to the tunnel to write in his journal, which is against the rules of his society. He knows its wrong when he writes, "It is a sin to write this" (Rand 17) yet he continues to do it and have his own thoughts.
DO NOT ENTER
Equality becomes good friends with International 4-8818 which is wrong to do. Equality does it anyways because he feels close to him through their similarities, "They are tall, strong youth,,,for there is laughter in their eyes" (Rand 29).
Is that metal?!
Equality meets Liberty for the first time and falls head over heals for her. It is forbidden to talk to her but he still does when he asked, "What is your name?" (Rand 43).
The Uncharted Forest was forbidden to the world. Upon the Uncharted Forest laid the Unmentionable Times Equality states, "...we look upon the Uncharted Forest far in the night, we think of the secrets of the Unmentionable Times" (Rand 48).
Equality discovered something extraordinary, he states that it is, "...a new power of nature" (Rand 52). This was going to change the way they worked, it was going to be a good thing, Equality had discovered metal.
It's their first time talking in a while, and the Golden One brings Unconquered a drink of water. She gathered the water in her hands and begins to feed the water to him when equality states, "...held the water out to our lips" (Rand 57).