Fictional heroine Tris Prior wears the dual mantle of vulnerability and influence in this continuation of the Divergent Series, titled Insurgent (Veronica Roth, 2012).
Societal “factions” that were created by the
human survivors of a post-apocalyptic Earth have turned on one another in
classic attempts to attain dominance and power.
A select few humans, the anomalies, are known as Divergents. They are characterized by their unique
physical, mental, and emotional abilities to think and behave in transcendent
They psycho-social struggles
between and within the factions are classic case studies of the human
condition. Tris navigates danger in its legionic
forms to affect, presumably, a future that represents a sustainable
A good read, again.