Petals of Blood - Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 Summary

Part 2 begins with the history of Ilmorog. It tells of a time when all people were herdsmen, wandering from place to place to find food and shelter. One man, Ndemi, decided that he was tired of living such an uncertain and hard existence. He found a nice spot, and decided to stay there. He built a small farm, and soon found a woman who was also brave enough to leave the tribe and settle down. This was the beginning of Ilmorog.

This is one of the many stories that Nyakinyua tells on their long journey to the city, in an effort to keeps spirits high. One night, Karega cannotsleep. He goes for a walk, and is startled out of his thoughts by Wanja. They begin to talk, he of his shame at being expelled from Siriana, and his drunken, fruit-selling days, and her of her shame at...

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