Cold Equations

Pages: 1 (363 words) Published: August 27, 2013
1.) What does the pilot want? To save the girl.
2.) Is the pilot likely to succeed? Most likely not because by doing so he would kill others. 3.)What does the sister want? She wants to live.
4.) Is the sister likely to succeed? I doubt it cause of there being a law and there seems theers no other way then her diying. 5.) What does the government want? For the girl to be thrown off the ship. 6.) Is the government likely to succeed? I belive so.

7.) What should happen? The girl should be saved.
8.) What will happen? The girl will most likely die.
9.)Is the pilot a "good" person or a "bad" person? Explain. The pio;t is a good person because he truly wants to save the girl but under the surcanstances he knows he can’t. 10.) Is the sister a "good" person or a "bad" person? Explain. The sister is a good person because over all she didn’t mean to have all this happen to her she was just innocent to the knowlage of the law. 11.) Is the government "good" or "bad"? Explain. It is good it is just doing what it has to do . 12.) What does the title refer to? It means that all the math is saying that he girl must die even though its not very just. 13.) Is this story scary? Sad? Funny? Something else? Explain. I think it is sasd because of a iniocent girl having to die. 14.) What does the author want me to think or feel? I geuss sad. 15.) What is the central idea of this story? That this girl is a stole away but theres not enough fuel to carry them all safely so they must throw here overboard even it its not very humanly . 16.) What might different people do in this situation? Mabey if it was a different pilot he would have already thrown her into spaceor mabey found away to save her. If it was a different girl she may have just accepted what she did an go overboared or she could have found away to save herself.
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