The first chapters serve to introduce the main characters and to begin sketching out a view of the dystopian world and society that they inhabit.
Pick 2 of 3 questions:
1) Would you want to live in the world of Scythe? Why or why not? What do you see as the downsides and upsides of the Age of Immortality based on what you have read so far?
2) Why is such emphasis put on using the world “gleaning” instead of the word “killing,” given that the result is the same? Explain your answer.
3) Discuss the nature of fame and celebrity in the novel, and how various characters have used it so far. Provide specific examples.