“Yeah, well,” I say. “I left Abnegation because I wasn’t selfless enough, no matter how hard I tried to be.”
“That’s not entirely true.” He smiles at me. “That girl who let someone throw knives at her to spare a friend, who hit my father with a belt to protect me — that selfless girl, that’s not you?”
I am Dauntless. I am Divergent.
you die, i die too.
I press my face into his shoulder, and there is a sudden, hollow silence.
“Becoming fearless isn’t the point. That’s impossible. It’s learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.”
Drawing Divergent 20 days challenge, day 20: Your favorite simulation - Fourtris faces Four’s fears.