The Ones

TitleThe Ones
Year for Search2016
AuthorsSweren-Becker, Daniel
Date Published2016
PublisherImprint
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
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Young adult dystopia in which one percent of the population is chosen to have genetic engineering that makes them superior to the rest. An opposition movement, the Equality Society, challenges the system, but turns out to be as authoritarian as system it is fighting. The Between: An Origin Story in the World of the Ones. New York: Imprint, 2017. 25 pp., is a novella published online that provides the background to the series. It is the story of a boy chosen at random to be genetically engineered to be superior who is then demoted by the Equality Movement. The Equals. New York: Imprint, 2017 continues the series in that the protagonists of the earlier works oppose the Equality Movement’s treatment of the Ones and begin to achieve a society where everyone is accepted.

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Young adult dystopia in which one percent of the population is chosen to have genetic engineering that makes them superior to the rest. An opposition movement, the Equality Society, challenges the system, but turns out to be as authoritarian as system it is fighting. The Between: An Origin Story in the World of the Ones. New York: Imprint, 2017. 25 pp., is a novella published online that provides the background to the series. It is the story of a boy chosen at random to be genetically engineered to be superior who is then demoted by the Equality Movement. The Equals. New York: Imprint, 2017 continues the series in that the protagonists of the earlier works oppose the Equality Movement’s treatment of the Ones and begin to achieve a society where everyone is accepted.