The Kite Runner is a novel about a faraway family, the partnership between dad and child, and also among two brothers as they package with guilt and forgiveness. Amir the primary character grows up in Kabul, Afghanistan prior to the Taliban program. Amir spends almost all of his early youth with a Hazara guy named Hassan. Hassan is Amir's best ally and illegitimate sibling. The trick to the book the young boys are fathered by the same man. A unitary moment identifies Amir when he witnesses with the rape of his brother by Assef. Amir must decide what to do and the type of person he'll become. Does he disregard the situation, or does he defend his best friend? "I had fashioned one last chance to produce a decision. One final opportunity to decide who I was going to be. I possibly could step into that ally or I could run" (Hosseini 137).