Hey Asher! Do you notice anything peculiar about this apple?
Jonas, you and Gabriel have similar eyes
Jonas has not been assigned, he has been selected!
Jonas noticing something about the apple that Asher doesn't is the first sign that Jonas is unique and that he has unique abilities.
Jonas' initial memory
"jonas this won't be easy it will cause pain"
This is the second time something unique about Jonas has been noticed. The light eyes is a trait that all previous receivers and givers have had.
A shocking discovery
"Release is just a cover up for murder"
This scene shapes the rest jonas' life and confirms that he has special powers and abilities.
A New Life
'Gabriel, wrapped in his inadequate blanket, was hunched, shivering, and silent in his little seat. Jonas stopped the bike wearily, lifted the child down, and realised with heartbreak how cold and weak Gabe had become.'He stared out over the ledge at the glowing city.
He discovers there is more to his society than he knows and that life was different along time ago. He also starts to understand genuine emotions.
It makes him realise that the society is lying about what release is and makes his mind up about trying to escape the society and saving Gabriel.
It is the closing scene to the story and concludes that he has helped his society by leaving to give their memories back.