Eric's faction of origin
leader of Amity (first and last name)
"Faction before ________"
Zeke and Uriah's mother
faction known for kindness
representative of Candor (first and last name)
Tris's number of fears in Divergent
Tobias' first date
popular Dauntless food
symbol of Dauntless faction
first tattoo Tris gets
Shauna and Lynn's younger brother
word for someone from Abnegation
color worn by Erudite
Tris' mother's first name
Zeke's full name
Tobias' initiation instructor
first fear Tris faces in her fear landscape
faction known for honesty
Dauntless initiate who was a weak fighter and became Edward's girlfriend
Peter's last name
symbol of Amity faction
Dauntless nickname for Erudites
food Tris was unfamiliar with on her first day of initiation
leader of factionless
"We believe in ___________ acts of bravery"
faction known for selflessness
faction Tris' mother was "from"
US city where factions are found
leader of the Bureau of Genetic Welfare
Peter stabs Edward with a ___________.
Dauntless leader who worked with Jeanine, but was shot by Lynn
leader of Erudite, looking for Divergents (first and last name)
author of the Divergent series (first and last name)
an Eruidte who killed while climbing into Erudite headquarters with Tris
Tori's brother who she believed to be dead (first and last name)
number of transfers into Dauntless (including Tris)
shoots a muffin off of Marlene's head
Christina is afraid of ___________
Tris's not-so-evil rival during initiation
color of Abnegation
first name of Tris' brother
a two-letter word for someone with damaged genes
Tobias' father (first and last name)
Shauna's younger sister who shaved her head
"Fear doesn't shut you down, it __________ you up"
captures the flag after a fight with Tris
Christina's boyfriend who was killed by Tris
Al throws himself into the __________.
a transfer from Candor who kills himself

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