Warcross Themes & Motifs

Marie Lu
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Semblance

A major theme throughout Marie Lu's Warcross is the idea that everything is not what it appears to be at first. At the start of the novel, Emika idolizes Hideo, whom the media has built up to near godly proportions. Hideo is initially portrayed as entirely good, someone who beneficently sends out the newest version of his flagship product - the NeuroLink contact lenses - out to the world for free, out of the goodness of his heart and does not even prosecute those who stole his products (339). As Hideo and Emika work together to track down Zero, the presumed 'bad guy,' the author only paints Hideo in an even more sympathetic light. Lu reveals Hideo's hidden pain and how the loss of his younger brother and the responsibility he felt for it led him to create the NeuroLink glasses. From this moment on it...

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