The book Variant follows the character of Benson Fisher. There are three groups in this school Society. The "good" group that follows all the rules and never wants to escape. Havoc the group that never follows the rules. Variant the group that has very few people and care for each other the "outcasts" .He gets into the school Maxfield Academy on a scholarship. He is a very good student but has no family or friends and has been bounce from foster home to foster home. He take this opportunity to leave his unhappy life and take on a hopeful new future. As soon Benson enters the school he has to survive and must join a group. He discovers the all three groups are constantly are at each others throats. He also figures out that the school does not tolerate rule breaking there is a lot of rules. With no adults present its everybody for themselves. The students are supervised by unknown people they only communicate through video and text. But Benson discovers with his friends that there is a more sinister secret at stake. In order to survive, he must escape. But escape is not tolerated.
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