Kindred The Fight: Summary and Analysis

Octavia Butler

The Fight: Summary and Analysis

New Characters
Isaac Jackson: Alice Greenwood’s husband, a slave belonging to a neighbor of the Weylins.

Liza: a slave belonging to Tom Weylin, who betrays Dana.

Summary
Dana’s narrative flashes back to the moment that she and Kevin decided to get married. Dana is concerned that Kevin’s sister—his only surviving family—will not accept him marrying a black woman. Although Kevin initially believes that his sister will accept Dana, the sister ends up telling him that she won’t allow either of them in her house, much to Kevin’s surprise and hurt. Dana’s family—the aunt and uncle who raised her—also refuse to accept her marriage to a white man. Her...

(The entire section is 2754 words.)