The Fall: Summary and Analysis
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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