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Welcome to a futureristic Chicago. The're 5 main factions or groups that you can belong to based on what you value, the Dauntless, Amity, Abnegation, Candor, Erudite. In this world, Chicago, when a person turns sixteen, they have to take a test called aptitude test. As it says, the test is about finding out your aptitude, your own personality. No one is allowed to prepare for the test. Another rule is the test administer cannot be the person from the same faction as the person who's taking the test.
The test begins with a serum that engages the mind in a series of intense simulations. These simulations feel real and produce results for that person. The test ends when the results leave only a single result, or aptitude, for a certain faction.Students are not suppose to share their results with anyone. They are free to make their choice on the next day, at the Choosing Ceremony, whatever their results are. The Choosing Ceremony takes place at Sears Tower, or the Hub. On the stage, there are five large bowls. Each is marked on the outside with a faction symbol and holds that faction's Choosing Ceremony substance. As each young person is called to the stage, they are given a knife and must cut their palm, dropping their blood into the bowl they choose.There are 5 bowls one for each faction
earth (Amity), water (Erudite), stones (Abnegation), burning coals (Dauntless), or glass (Candor). If they switch from the faction that they are born into, they are mostly shunned by their original faction, not that the factions interact a lot. If they switch, however, the more forgiving parents may visit them on Visiting Day. They must take an initiation test, however. If they fail, they become factionless, who have thankless jobs, and must scavange for food, though Abnegation usually donates food to them. However, very rarely, someone has the traits of two or more factions, so they are called "Divergent", though no one knows eccept them and their tester. Divergent are known as dangerous so if they find out that your divergent the will kill you . You can't be tested by someone in your faction. You may not, under any circumstances tell anyone your results.
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