1. What story does Matt tell when he meets the Keepers of the orphanage?
2. What is individualism? Why is individualism seen as a negative quality in Aztlan?
3. In chapter 27, Matt responds to the question, "Why is individualism like a five-legged horse?" Raul is not pleased with Matt's answer. Why is he unhappy? How will this reaction begin to alter Matt's views of his new home?
4. What is Matt's sole weakness in Aztlan? Why is this considered a weakness?
HOMEWORK: Read chapters 28 and 29 in The House of the Scorpion.