Heart of Darkness Story Board
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On the River Thames, Marlow tells his story of The Heart of Darkness to his shipmates. *cue flashback*
Kurtz is such a great guy! You should meet him.
When he first arrives in the Congo, he sees native Africans being used by the traders of the Company to collect the ivory. He is against this idea, and hears about Kurtz, the star trader of the Company
Marlow and his crew trek down the Congo River in search of Kurtz. On their way, they hear more and more appraisal of Kurtz and how he is seen as a God to the natives.
Marlow sees Kurtz hut and realizes that he is the one that attacked them before. He is also sick and needs to be transported back to Europe.
With his dying breath, Kurtz has a moment of clarity regarding the horrific events that have happened in the Congo.
The horror! The horror!
Marlow is a changed man when he gets back to London. He goes to visit Kurtz's fiance and lies to her when asked what his last words were. In order to avoid any more darkness, Marlow doesn't reveal that Kurtz wrote, "Exterminate all the brutes!"
His last words were your name
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