The Release

      Tenielle Fernando
The Release

A dystopian set in the future, this short story follows Aniya Pearce, a sixteen year old girl who is about to take a test to find out whether she will be allowed to be admitted as a member of the controlled society.Set in the future, the new centralised government has a strict control over society, ensuring the population size doesn't get out of control like it did in the past. At sixteen years of age, all compound members must partake in a simulation test to determine their emotional, physical and intellectual capabilities. Aniya Pearce is one of the teenagers to be taking this test and she is terrified. Will she be Advanced and offered a position in the tough society, or will she join the others who have been Released?
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