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Are you asking me to undress, Tris?' A nervous laugh gurgles from my throat. 'Only ... partially


I only came for Cake" -Tobias Eaton, Divergent

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My name is Four,” I say. “Call me ‘Stiff’ again and you and I will have a problem.

I guess I always knew there was something wrong with me, but I thought it was because of my father, or my mother, and the pain they bequeathed to me like a family heirloom, handed down from generation to generation. - Tobias Eaton

Sometimes I just... want to see it again. Want to see you awake.


"I'll be your family now," he says. "I love you," I say. He stares at me. I wait with my hands clutching his arms for stability as he considers his response. He frowns at me. "Say it again." "Tobias," I say, "I love you."

Trust me when I tell you, Eaton boy, that resisting is worth doing.

His eyes search the crowd until they find my face.

My heartbeat lives in my throat; lives in my cheeks. "I still don't understand," he says softly, "how she knew that it would work.

I do know who you are. I just needed to be reminded.

Today you will choose your factions. Until this point you have followed your parents’ paths, your parents’ rules. Today you will find your own path, make your own rules.


I’m not anyone,” he says. “I’m nobody. That’s what being factionless is.

Don’t worry about me handling the pain," I say. "I’ve had a lot of practice.

If we stay together, I'll have to forgive you over and over again, and if you're still in this, you'll have to forgive me over and over again too. So forgiveness isn't the point. What I really should have been trying to figure out is whether we were still good for each other or not

There are no safe rooms, no safe truths, no safe secrets to tell.

Can you tell me where to find Tobias'? I ask.

When I imagine his face, affection for him bubbles up inside of me and all I want to do is kiss him. 'Four, I mean. He's so handsome, isn't he? I don't really understand why he likes me so much. I'm not very nice, am I?' -Tris


All I can do is stand still- I feel like if I just stand still, I can stop it from being true, I can pretend that everything is all right.

Stiff. That’s why you’re strong, get it? - Tobias Eaton

In the days that follow, it's movement, not stillness, that helps to keep the grief at bay.

I’d rather eat out of a can than be strangled by a faction.

Dauntless,' he says. 'I was born for Abnegation. I was planning on leaving Dauntless, and becoming factionless. But then I met her, and...I felt like maybe I could make something more of my decision.' Her. For a moment, it's like I'm looking at a different person, sitting in Tobias's skin, one whose life is not as simple as I thought. He wanted to leave Dauntless, but he stayed because of me. He never told me that.


Whoa there, Tobias," says the man to my left.

"Weren't you raised a Stiff? I thought the most you people did was... graze hands or something." "Then how do you explain all the Abnegation children?" Tobias raises his eyebrows. "They are brought into being by sheer force of will," the woman on the arm of the chair interjects. "Didn't you know that, Tobias?" "No, I wasn't aware." He grins. "My apologies.

Tris," Tobias says, crouching next to me.

His face is pale, almost yellow. There is too much I want to say. The first thing that comes out is, "Beatrice." He laughs weakly. "Beatrice," he amends, and touches his lips to mine. I curl my fingers into his shirt.