I am pretty sure most of those reading will not agree with my number 1, or even my number 9. That's okay though. Let me know your own list or thoughts in the comments.
The story surges ahead and it really is quite centered, despite the number of characters involved. The premise is a simple one, yet the questions it asks are profound. It really extends on the premise on how we want to be governed. Do we want to fulfill our own destiny, or do we want to push that responsibility to the side in wait of the judgement of others who may or may not be wiser.