The River Between Characters

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Waiyaki

The only son of Chege and the boy who breaks up the fight between Kamau and Kinuthia. Waiyaki is a brave boy who commands respect from a very early age and from his natural actions and reactions to situations. It's noted that he has a scar on his forehead, the result of having interrupted the charge of a goat, and that he might have been killed had his own father not come to his rescue. His daring is lauded, though Waiyaki admits to himself that he wasn't really brave but had merely wanted to see what the result would be for his action. It seems that this self-doubt in his own actions remain an important part of his character.

Waiyaki meets Muthoni and is enamored with the fact that she rebelled against her father to follow her belief in the traditions of the tribe. It seems that Waiyaki...

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