This book is about a society that has to
be perfect. People who did not look normal were banished and/or killed. The Chrysalids were people that use think-shapes to
communicate. They could see into each others minds and listen to what they need to do or just have normal conversations. This
book capitalises on the Chrysalids and adventures that they go through. It proves how barbaric humans can be and how much
we demand perfection. It also shows a transition like a chrysalis, froma caterpillar to a butterfly. When David lived on Waknuk,
he was a caterpillar. When he was rescued by the Sealand Lady, he turned into a butterfly.
Stephanie Ash, 7-7