The story shifts to June 2001. Amir and Soraya have a cocker spaniel named Aflatoon, which means Plato in Farsi. The General named him Plato because he said, “If you looked hard enough and long enough into the dog’s filmy black eyes you’d swear he was thinking wise thoughts.” Soraya, has been teaching at the same school for six years. She has aged gracefully and is as attractive as ever.
Amir gets a call from Rahim Khan one day asking him to come and visit him in Pakistan, remarking mysteriously "come.There is a way to be good again." Amir tells Soraya that he has to go...
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