Extras Themes

Scott Westerfeld
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Fame and Popularity

In this book, Aya's city was beginning to struggle to provide for all its people, but did not want to return to the kind of economy used by the Rusties, or the civilization that died out before them. For this reason, the city adopted a face rank currency. In this program, people who are the most famous are eligible for the most stuff and the best homes. What you have is based on how popular your personal feed is.

In this economy, at the age of fifteen, Aya is not very popular. Aya does not have the means she wants to have a special surgery for special vision or to change her nose. Aya also does not have a fancy apartment or a hole in the wall that will make for her anything she wants. For this reason, Aya is searching for a way to make...

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