You have to go back and stand up for slaves rights!
So... Where were you!?
You will never whip me again!
Douglass is a slave that is owned by a slave owner with the name of Covey. Douglass was sent to Covey by the previous owner Mr. Auld. Douglass and Covey have big tensions between each other and Covey has a whip that he uses to whip Douglass if he is not doing something right. After many harsh days of being a slave Douglass runs away into the woods because he doesn't want to be a slave any more. When he runs away into the woods he is all alone with nothing.
Douglass meets a runaway slave in the woods. The runaway slave tells Douglass to go back and fight for slaves rights. Douglass goes back to the plantation where Covey is waiting for him with a whip. Douglass makes a brave choice to fight Covey. After a long time of fighting Douglass wins and Covey gives up. Everyday after the fight Douglass was never whipped by covey.
In conclusion since Douglass won the fight Covey never whipped him. The reason was Douglass sacred Covey off and he was afraid to whip him. The theme of this story is just because you have power you can't always win the fight. Another lesson is this story is stand up for what you believe in.