The Fishermen - Chapter 16: The Roosters Summary & Analysis

Chigozie Obioma
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Ben says he and Obembe were roosters. Upon their return home from killing Abulu, they found Pastor Collins visiting their house. When the boys entered without their shirts, Mother asked where they had been. Obembe told her they removed their shirts when they got too hot and that they had been playing football hear the public high school. David removed his shirt, too, following his big brothers and saying he, too, was hot. David turned a fan on while Obembe and Ben went to clean up.

Ben's hands were shaking as he washed. Obembe asked if he was afraid, and Ben said yes. Ben was afraid the soldiers would kill them all. Obembe said the soldiers did not know who they were or where they were. Obembe assured Ben that the soldiers would not kill their parents. After the boys were clean...

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