Kindred The Storm: Summary and Analysis

Octavia Butler

The Storm: Summary and Analysis

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Joe: The son of Rufus Weylin and Alice Greenwood

Evan Fowler: A new white overseer who works for Tom Weylin

Summary
Kevin and Dana return home. While Dana has been away for two months, Kevin has been gone for five years, and he is somewhat shocked at returning to the present. He tells Dana little about what he had done during those five years: he traveled through the cities of the Northeast; he supported himself as a teacher; he had helped slaves escape when he could; he was almost killed by a mob of whites who crushed a slave rebellion. Once, he had seen a pregnant slave woman beaten until the baby fell out of her body. Dana compares the sadistic...

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