Frederick is a slave from baltimore. He is owned by a family called the Aulds. Covey a slave breaker. Covey’s job is to break slaves that don't do as told. The Aulds send Frederick to Covey for a year so that when he comes back Frederick will do as he is told. When Frederick arrives the first half of the year is easy the last half is were things get tricky.
It was one hot afternoon on the plantation frederick is out in the fields. Frederick gets overheated and falls to the ground. Covey notenced he falls covey rushes over to see why he stopped. When covey get there frederick tells him he is sick and that he can’t get back up. Covey as the slave breaker tells him to get up. frederick tries to but falls covey hits frederick with a stick and tells frederick to get up frederick tries again and falls covey hit frederick again with a stick.
Later that night frederick decide he can’t keep being hit so he runs into the woods. fredericks stops by a river and falls asleep from all the running he did. The next morning frederick takes a walk through the woods he sees a old man and he walk up to him. The man name is sandy he was a former slave at covey plantation but he ran from him and now lives in the woods. Sandy takes frederick to his house and gives frederick fresh water and food and helps him with the wounds from the stick were covey beat him.