The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner Chapter 14 Summary
How It All Goes Down
- The chapter opens with Amir lowering the telephone. He's just gotten a mysterious call from Rahim Khan ,who is sick. Rahim Khan asks Amir to come back to Afghanistan: "Come. There is a way to be good again" (14.19).
- Amir takes a walk and sees a pair of red kites. Dun-dun-dun.
- Amir decides to go to Afghanistan to see Rahim Khan. He's still has trouble sleeping, but after he finally falls asleep he dreams of Hassan: "the hem of his green chapan [a long cloak] dragging behind him, snow crunching under his black boots [...]" (14.25).
- The chapter ends with Amir on a flight to Afghanistan.