What happens to Lauren’s community? What do you think the significance of fire is throughout the text? What does it represent?
What are the people like that Lauren meets outside of Robledo? Do they like her? Do they believe in Earthseed? What is Earthseed?
While Lauren has lost her entire family, do you think that outside of her community Earthseed can prosper?
Why do you think Octavia Butler decides to end her book with the actual “Parable of the Sower” from the Gospels?