by Veronica Roth
Divergent Chapter 13 Summary
How It All Goes Down
- Apparently, in the future, everyone gets to play with knives (and probably run with scissors). So it really is a utopia.
- Today's Dauntless lesson, led by Eric the Crazy, is in how to throw a knife. And Tris is pretty good at it.
- And—surprise, surprise—Al isn't very good at this at all. In fact, Al is so bad at the crucial skill of knife throwing, that Eric wants to teach Al a lesson about bravery or something by using Al as a target. (Which reminds us of this, not-for-the-squeamish scene.)
- But Tris steps in: Four can throw knives at her instead of Al.
- So, Four throws the knives, narrowly missing Tris. And Tris thinks he's trying to make her fail by teasing her.
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