When making a life-changing decision, it all comes down to you, and what path you want to go through, while keeping in mind that the decision you make can transform you for the better or the worst. In Veronica Roth’s strange dystopian novel, based primarily on the choices people make in life, because their choice defines where they are placed in 1 of the 5 categories. This divided nation is made up of 5 factions: Dauntless (the brave), Erudite (The intelligent), Abnegation (the selfless), Amity (the peaceful), Candor (the honest). These 5 factions were originally made up to prevent war and bring peace to this world. At 16 all teenagers make the decision that their parents once also had to make, which faction they believe they belong it. To make the decision easier, they take an aptitude test which tells them where you belong, but in the end, it’s fully your choice. The dystopian novel “Divergent” sends a message to the real world, that we can not let diversity divide us as a nation. Through the lens of conflict and symbolism of the train, Divergent, by Veronica Roth reveals that When dealing with a lack of identity, staying true to yourself and prioritizing the right things will get you much further in life.