Title: The Lotus Seed Characters: Bà, the narrator, and the narrator's brother Setting: Vietnam, and then a city The narrator's grandmother saw the emperor cry, and she stole a lotus seed from the silent palace to remember him by.
During the war, Bà fled the country and brought the seed.
Bà arrived in a new country. There, she started a big family. One day, the little brother stole the seed and planted it, and then forgot where he put it.
The flower bloomed in the mud.
Bà gave the seeds from the lotus flower to each of her grandchildren.
The narrator hid her seed and planned to give it to her future children and tell them its history.