This area is located far from town. There is an entry that requires jumping down into a hole through the roof of a building , it is seven stories high. The ceilings slope, and the walls are made of stone. The tunnels that make up the hallways are lit in long intervals, creating large dark spaces.
Divergent Ch 6, Divergent Ch 7, and Divergent Ch 37.
The main part of Dauntless HQ. There are stores as well as entrances to the dining hall and living quarters.
Large underground cavern with uneven rock walls that rise several stories high. Built into the stone walls are places for food, clothing, supplies, and leisure activities. Narrow paths and steps are carved from rock and connect each place. The roof is made of glass panes. Above the panes of glass is a glass building that lets light into the Pit. There are blue lanterns dangling at long intervals above all the stone paths that grow brighter as the sunlight dies. The path have no railings and are narrow.
Divergent Ch 7, Divergent Ch 8, Divergent Ch 9, Divergent Ch 11, Divergent Ch 15, Divergent Ch 19, Divergent Ch 24, and Divergent Ch 26.
To remind the Dauntless members that there is a fine line between bravery and idiocy.
Located on the right side of the Pit. The floor of the Chasm drops off at a sharp angle. It has very little lighting and an iron railing that surrounds it. The railing is narrow and made of metal, it gets slippery and cold because of the river spraying it. The river is located several stories below. The water is fast-moving and black. The rocks surrounding it are jagged.
Divergent Ch 7, Divergent Ch 9, Divergent Ch 19, Divergent Ch 21, Divergent Ch 24, and Divergent Ch 25.
A narrow path from the pit leads to this area. The path is hard to see because it blends in with the rock. The rocks that surround it form an unsteady ground, rising up at harsh angles from the rushing water. Some rocks are flatter than others. The roar of the chasm creates a private place.
Divergent Ch 26.
The entrance is a gaping hole through the a wall in the Pit. It’s well lit and lined with tables.
Divergent Ch 7, Divergent Ch 8, Divergent Ch 16, Divergent Ch 17, Divergent Ch 23, Divergent Ch 27, Divergent Ch 29, and Divergent Ch 32.
A room with ten beds, the beds are bunk-beds. Under the bottom bed are drawers. There is a chalkboard on one of the walls where the initiates rankings are kept. On another wall is a small mirror.
Divergent Ch 7, Divergent Ch 10, Divergent Ch 11, Divergent Ch 12, Divergent Ch 13, Divergent Ch 14, Divergent Ch 15, Divergent Ch 16, Divergent Ch 18, Divergent Ch 19, Divergent Ch 21, Divergent Ch 23, Divergent Ch 24, Divergent Ch 27, Divergent Ch 28, Divergent Ch 29, and Divergent Ch 33.
A full bathroom with showers and a mirror.
Divergent Ch 10, Divergent Ch 14, and Divergent Ch 16.
Where the intiates do their fight training.
A large circle in the middle of the training room.
Divergent Ch 9, Divergent Ch 10, and Divergent Ch 14, .
Main room where the initiates train. The fights are held here as well as the knife training.
A huge room with wood floors that are cracked and creaky. There is a large circle (the Arena) painted in the middle of the room and a green chalkboard on the left wall used to write the fight pairings for each match. Faded black punching bags hang at three foot intervals along one end of the room. When the room is being used for knife practice, there is a table filled with knives and a large target at the end of the room.
- Initiates see the Training Room for the first time. [Divergent8]
Divergent Ch 8, Divergent Ch 9, Divergent Ch 10, and Divergent Ch 14, .
This area functions as a place for the Dauntless members to go when they are injured or sick so they don’t have to make the trek all the way to the city hospital.
A large, narrow room with a row of beds on either side. Some of the beds have curtains between them. On the right side of the room is a nurse’s station.
Divergent Ch 10.
The train can be caught right outside this building. The fear landscape room is located in this building as well.
This building is located above the chasm and the Pit. It is made entirely of glass. There are ropes used for tight-walking stretched above the top of the room. This room leads to the fear landscape. There is an exit that leads right to the train tracks.
Divergent Ch 11, Divergent Ch 23, Divergent Ch 28, Divergent Ch 29, and Divergent Ch 37.
Outside on the pavement.
Divergent Ch 28.
Inside the room is a wall with targets on it. The targets are made up of one square of plywood with three red circles. The targets line one wall and a table with guns is located on the other side.
Divergent Ch 8 and Divergent Ch 21.
Where the intiates do their simulations.
This room as very little light and solid walls. There is a reclining metal chair, similar to the one from the aptitude test and a computer screen on a desk in the corner of the room.
Divergent Ch 18, Divergent Ch 20, and Divergent Ch 21.
Located on a narrow path in the Pit. There are books of pictures (tattoos) and artwork on the walls (tattoos). There is a counter with stacks of paper on it. The area is divided into two rooms.
Divergent Ch 8, Divergent Ch 20, and Divergent Ch 24.
This is one room inside of the tattoo parlor. A curtain surrounds the room and there are a few chairs, spare tattoo needles, ink, and pads of papers laying around. There is framed artwork on the walls.
Divergent Ch 20.
The apartment walls are plain white except for the words “Fear God Alone” which is painted on one of them. There is an attached bathroom and refrigerator in the corner of the room. The bed has a blue patchwork quilt on it. There is a chair and a desk. On the wall opposite the bed, there is a small mirror.
Divergent Ch 22, Divergent Ch 23, and Divergent Ch 31.
This is where the final phase of initiation, the fear landscape, occurs.
The Fear Landscape is located just beyond the glass building that is above the pit. It’s a huge dank space with graffitied walls and exposed pipes. The room is lit by a series of old fashioned fluorescent tubes with plastic covers. The word Dauntless is spray painted in red artistic lettering on one of the concrete walls. During the Fear Landscapes there are large screens set up for other Dauntless members to watch as the initiates go through their fears. Off to the side there is a large room that contains a screen for the Dauntless leaders to watch and monitor the Fear Landscapes.
Divergent Ch 23, Divergent Ch 25, Divergent Ch 27, Divergent Ch 29, Divergent Ch 30, and Divergent Ch 31.
Where Tris goes when she needs/wants to be alone.
The hallways has a cold stone ground and smells of musty underground air.
Divergent Ch 17 and Divergent Ch 21.
A drinking fountain with a blue light above it that casts it in a blue glow. There is a camera placed above it.
Divergent Ch 21 and Divergent Ch 24.
Divergent Ch 25.
Where the Dauntless keep track of its members and what is going on in Dauntless HQ. Later plays a major part in the war simulation.
The control room is on the 8th floor of the glass building above the pit. The wall opposite the door is made up entirely of screens. Each of the screens measure a foot tall and a foot wide. Each screen shows different parts of the city. Including the fence, the Hub, the streets in Abnegation sector, and the ground level of the Dauntless headquarters. One screen has a running line of code, in front of it is a chair and a desk.
Divergent Ch 37, Divergent Ch 38, and Divergent Ch 39.
A dead end hallway to the right of the control room. It is right by the elevator.
Divergent Ch 37 and Divergent Ch 39.
A hallway just before the dining hall on the left side. It’s dark.
Divergent Ch 15.
Hangs below one of the entrances into Dauntless HQ. Catches members when they jump through the entrance above.
The net stretches across a gaping hole. There is a wooden platform off to the side that has stairs going down to the ground. When laying in the center of the net you can see empty buildings and sky through the opening.
Divergent Ch 6, Divergent Ch 21, and Divergent Ch 37.
Where the Dauntless go to zipline and do other ‘Dauntless’ activities.
See It Today.
This building is the tallest building North of the bridge, it’s empty. It is a black pillar in the sky with criss-crossed girders. It is a hundred stories and one thousand feet high. There is a gaping hole in the ceiling of the hundredth floor. From the top you can see the marsh in one direction and the city landscape in the other. Attached to one of the poles at the top of the tower is a thick steel cable with a pulley that hangs from it, it’s used for zip-lining over the surround buildings to the ground.
Divergent Ch 17.