Black Leopard, Red Wolf Quotes

Marlon James
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But are you not his blood?” “I am nobody’s blood.
-- Gangatom chief, Tracker (chapter 5)

Importance: This exchange occurs between Tracker and the Gangatom chief after Tracker kills his own uncle and brings his head to the rival Gangatom tribe. Tracker has renounced his Ku heritage after the Ku murdered an innocent woman and innocent children. Tracker's later return to the Gangatom tribe marks his desire for community and heritage, which he obtains in an adoptive fashion with the Gangatom.

Have men sneak up to the house like thieves in the night and burn it to the ground.
-- Tracker (chapter 6)

Importance: In this line of dialogue, Tracker is quoting a man for whom he worked at one point. Tracker worked for this man for a temporary period between Tracker and Leopard's first meeting near Ku and their second meeting near Malakal. Tracker and Leopard are both shocked by the brutality represented in this quotation. Both Tracker and Leopard...

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