The Birds Characters

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Nat Hocken

Nat Hocken is the protagonist, and the story follows the bird attacks against Nat, his family, and his home. Nat is a wounded war veteran who, due to his injuries, supports his family working part-time on a nearby farm. When Nat takes his breaks, he likes to sit by the edge of the rock cliff and watch the birds. One afternoon, Nat notices that the birds seem particularly restless, but he explains away their strange behavior citing the strange weather. When the bird attacks start, Nat realizes that he will do anything to protect his family – his wife, daughter, and son. Nat does what he can to warn his neighbors of the impending doom, but they laugh him off. Nat dedicates himself to boarding up the windows, doors, and chimneys in his home after the birds begin attacking his family. He alerts the authorities of the attacks...

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