Kindred The Fall: Summary and Analysis

Octavia Butler

The Fall: Summary and Analysis

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Tom Weylin: The father of Rufus, a white slave-owner.

Luke: A black slave; he is the overseer for Tom Weylin’s field slaves.

Nigel: A slave boy belonging to the Weylins, who is the same age as Rufus.

Sarah: A slave woman, the main cook for the Weylin household.

Carrie: A mute slave in the Weylin’s household, Sarah’s daughter.

Margaret Weylin: Rufus’ mother and Tom Weylin’s wife.

Dana’s narrative flashes back to the beginning of her relationship with Kevin. They meet while Dana is working for a temp service, giving her time to work on her novel and short stories during the night....

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