(Want to know more about that? When Shay runs away to the legendary Smoke, where other Uglies live in a Rusty (what we know as our world now) lifestyle. He and Tally embrace and kiss, and he greets, When Tally notes that the doctors didn’t get permission to change, ...change her memory, but Maddy says they won’t since they didn’t bother doing so with, Tally admits that she came to the Smoke to betray, Maddy suggests that Tally put her consent in writing, so Tally asks, Croy thanks Tally for rescuing him and then heads back up the river. She decides she doesnt want to be a pretty. So we don't know how this big group became rebels, or what they really feel about being rebels. None of them can remember exactly how they met, or what happened at the Smoke, or why Shay ended up getting the Operation after running away. Because of David, of course. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Uglies: Shay's Story by Scott Westerfeld was... disappointing. It is the first in a series of two graphic novels, which retell Uglies and Pretties from Shay's point of view. This is Shay's story. In the future, when a ugly turns 16 you get to get this shot that makes you a "pretty".

Instead, she finds Tally's and Zane's interface rings, hung on reeds so that the city interface wouldn't know where they are. (God help me if they ever make a movie version. Westerfeld managed to bring her to life in this, and not only is she human but also sympathetic. Which, let's be honest, isn't that great of a reason for rebelling against a whole society. Like: "Making ourselves feel ugly is not fun" (5.61), and "Do not read beauty magazines; they will only make you feel ugly. But whereas Tally wants to be pretty, Shay wants to rebel against the whole pretty system—but maybe not for quite the right reasons. She introduces Tally to David, which makes Tally hesitate to call Dr. Cable.
Her escape to the Smoke is the major catalyst for the events of the book. Tachs suggests they teach more people about their cure, and Shay decides to start her own clique by contacting the many Pretties who have pinged the Crims since the breakthrough at the ice rink wanting to join. "So, what've you got?" She opposes the pretty surgery because she believes that it changes who you are. We don't get to see Shay's thoughts the same way that we see Tally's thoughts and growth. But when she almost gets in trouble (breaking into New Pretty Town), she meets Shay, an ugly who is a little more rebellious. She pulls, ...laugh off Special Circumstances too easily and it seems like he knows nothing about where, ...sneaks out and rides her new hoverboard, which is tricked to function at night like, ...that if it’s just for a trick, she should tattle, but Tally insists she made, ...says they always have choices and then begins her questioning. Uglies Edit. The only downside is that it wasn't in color. Wipe Out. Tally tells him he can have it, but, ...with horror that the Smokies have been cutting down trees. It runs almost parallel to the events of book 1.

And his face held a kind of confidence that Tally had never seen in an ugly before. The book closes on a picture of Shay waking up after her Operation. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon.

Finally, Tachs looks at them, and excitedly proclaims that it's "like for turning back time... in your mind's eye." Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Uglies Summary. Tally tells Dr. Cable that, ...either, and Dr. Cable pulls out a small briefcase filled with survival items like what, ...one final look at the city, she vows not to think about the possibility that, ...seen one from outside the city, and its colors are spectacular. But Shay runs away just before her 16th birthday, leaving Tally directions to find the Smoke in case she changes her mind to join her. You’ve only seen pretty faces your whole life. Shay jumps to her feet and begins looking for Tally, who must be nearby. ", Why does Shay do what she does? The last line of the book came from Shay's lips: "Face it, Tally-wa. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: ). Forcing her best friend into something she didn’t want, and rui. However, I feel like this was kind of just a filler for him. Every day seemed to change the mountain, the sky, and the surrounding valleys, making them spectacular in a completely new way.

Then it finally hit me, this is Shay's point of view.

I want to read this online can I do it on this website? Shay never went on a date until she turned Pretty. Tally thinks about what, ...up her half-full duffel bag, which is only as full as it is to hide, ...last name. Concerned that Tally is alerting Special Circumstances about Shay's new clique, Shay tells her followers that they need to leave the city immediately. Which makes Tally feel guilty. After eating, Tally consults, ...despise. Please try again. I couldn't put down down the book, not in class, car, home, or anywhere. The next morning Shay notices that Tally wasn't at breakfast.

When Shay runs away to the legendary Smoke, where other Uglies live in a Rusty (what we know as our world now) lifestyle. Uglies Summary. The day of the soccer finals the Crims gather at the ice rink, where they discreetly pour vodka on the ice.
LitCharts Teacher Editions. Shay looks around for her friend and finds her loading an unconscious Zane onto a hoverboard. Shay teaches her how to hoverboard, and later brings her to the Rusty Ruins, where she wants her to meet David from the Smoke, but he never shows up.

It details the story of Shay, one of the main characters in Uglies who the reader does not get to see for a far portion of the first novel. From the creators of SparkNotes, something better.

Shay is a lot like Tally in some ways: they're both alone, they're both around the same age, and they both like breaking the rules. You actually get to see how she became a Crim, went to the Ruins and met David.

Maybe just being ugly is why uglies always fight and pick on one another, because they aren’t happy with who they are. Then the two get matching facial flash tattoos to fit in with the rest of the Crims before they leave the clique for good. Tally heads for the dam and meets, Back at the heart of the ruins, Tally anxiously follows. Shay and the others grimly become aware that the Smokes are concealed with sneak suits, but the Cutters are exposed. As they begin to kiss an alarm sounds and Tally tackles Peris, throwing both of them off of the balcony. What is the prank that Shay and Tally play on the new uglies? As a Special, Shay is equipped with superhuman senses, reflexes, and strength.

I was already a fan of the Uglies series, so when I found out from a friend that her library had the graphic novels, I had to go check mine. We can grow up any way we want...It's about becoming what I want to become, not what some surgical committee thinks I should.”. As they climb, Shay slips. At the end of the summer, Shay and tally decide to do one more prank. Nature, at least, didn’t need an operation to be beautiful. But … Please try again. “She was probably a classic pretty and they didn’t even know it. Previous Next . Tally doesn’t think she deserves David’s admiration and says that, ...turned Tally pretty had they stayed. She expresses her dismay to.