As always, Authors and Characters alike can feel free to discuss whatever is on your mind.
Possible discussion question:
Characters are notorious for having their own minds. What about the characters here? Do they follow orders like they should?
Or are they constantly balking: But I don't want to jump into the bubbling pit. It's scary down there!
And for characters:
Why don't you do as you're told? What's the problem here? Is it so little to ask that you give away all of your worldly possessions and lead a life of pious solitude? Some people enjoy pious solitude. Come on. Try it. You'll like it.