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But ask die hard readers of The Hunger Games, Legend, Maze Runner, Across the Universe, Maximum Ride, Divergent, what dystopian fiction is and you might be surprised.
My guess is they'll recognize the name in an instant and in an animated voice tell you that it's exciting stuff about people being treated really badly.
Stories about misery? Well yes, but misery is only the catalyst for what happens in these books. What they're really about is heroism: Teens rebelling against cruel rulers in a futuristic world that's been stripped of all of its greenery and goodwill.
Here's how the dystopian tale generally goes: