Jonas loived in a future society. His community had no color, they couldn't make their own decisions, and much more. He is shockled that there is a plande this close because it is against the rules.
Today is the day Jonas will find out what his assigned job will be. He is very scared because he has done his volunteer hours at so many different places.
Jonas is called last out of everyone in his group. THe Chief Elder says he has been selected. Hisjob will be the new Reciever of Memory. SHe says he has the ability to see beyond, but he doesn't understand what she means by that.
Jonas wonders what happens when people get released. So, the giver gets it on the screen. He later realizes when his father realeases people he gives them an injection that makes them die.