“I have realized that part of being Dauntless is being willing to make things more difficult for yourself in order to be self-sufficient. There’s nothing especially brave about wandering dark streets with no flashlight, but we are not supposed to need help, even from light. We are supposed to be capable of anything. I like that. Because there might come a day when there is no flashlight, there is no gun, there is no guiding hand. And I want to be ready.” .


Four’s description of the transfers.

"Christina is good - though I don’t like giving credit to Candor smart-mouths…”

"…so is Peter - though I don’t like giving credit to future psychopaths.

"Al, however, is just a walking, talking sledgehammer, all power and no finesse.”

"She tips her chin up and looks at me with that Abnegation stubbornness I know so well.”