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  • Follow the Leader:
    • Like other dystopian romances published in the same time period, it wants to catch some of the sun that The Hunger Games is basking in. In this case, Cassia is Katniss, Xander is Gale, Ky is Peeta, Bram is Prim, and Eli is Rue.
    • Some detractors have noted that the Society is uncomfortably similar to the Community from the Giver in the first book, down to minor details like food being delivered rather than bought.