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Kira, lame from birth and orphaned as a young teenager, lives in a brutish, cruel society, where there is no room for the weak, the sick, or the different. Kira survives only because of her skill at embroidery; she is taken to work for the village council, restoring a symbolic robe that is integral to the Ruin Song Gathering, an important local ceremony. As Kira works on the robe, she searches both for the missing color (blue) and the truth about her s...
Where Jonas lives, life is safe, orderly, and predictable. Rules are strictly adhered to; every aspect of a person's life is carefully planned. People rarely make choices on their own; everything is decided for them by the community. There is no snow or sunshine, no colors or music, no animals or nature. When Jonas and other Elevens become Twelve in December, they receive their Assignments that assign them to their particular fields of profession. As som...
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