One of the biggest problems that Connor must face is maintaining courage in the face of oppression. By standing up to a repressive regime, the kids of the anti-government resistance are showing considerable bravery, risking their lives for what they believe in. For most people, this would be hard enough, but it's especially hard for young adults, without much experience of life.
Somehow, though, Connor must dig deep and find the courage to stand up against injustice. Not only that, but in his capacity as one of the leading figures of the resistance, he has to keep his emotions in check and think rationally about every move that he makes. For it's not just Connor's life that's on the line here; the other members of the Whollies of the Graveyard are at risk, too. And they depend on Connor to show leadership and courage in the fight against the National Juvenile Authority and all it represents.
Connor, Risa and Lev are all scheduled to be "unwound," a process by which unwanted children are...
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