America runs like a machine. Everyone has a job and a purpose to make the
country run smooth and efficiently. Nothing is left up to chance. The people
are under constant monitoring for the good of the Country. After careful
consideration every citizen is given their career at the age of sixteen.
"Rosaline, come now!" ordered President Vaughn. Sixteen-year-old
Rosaline Thatcher got up from her seat among her classmates and walked toward
the stage. The sound of her blood pumping resounded deeply in her ears and,
perhaps for the first time in her life, a reminder to breathe was necessary.
All eyes were on her. She knew this day was coming, the day when she would be
asked to serve her country in the career path chosen for her, but as she moved
closer to the stage with President Vaughn and further away from her parents and
dearest friends, she wondered why she was being singled out. What future lies
ahead for Rosaline? In a country where citizens blindly follow the rules, what
will happen when one girl dares to defy them, and what does that mean for