Douglass is a slave on a plantation and he has to work or he will get in trouble.
He gets sent to a man named Covey.
Covey is a breaker meant to break slave that want to break out.
no you don't run away
One day douglass was working,and he overheated and fell. and Covey told him to get up and douglass tried to tell him he could not but he did not listen and hit douglass with his hickory stick on the head.
After that douglass ran away to the woods and he meet a man named sandy and he helped douglass and gave him something to eat, and then he gave him a root and said it was magic,and would save him from Coveys whips. He wanted to believe that but he thought that nothing would save him from the whips.