Shiku’s story – Possessed by allegiance (PART 1)

Portrait of a boy with the flag of Kenya painted on his face.

It’s often said that blood is thicker than water. What about political allegiance? Is that the substance that transcends the value of blood? That at times drives all rationality and humanity from some of us? Does its value exceed that of a life, or lives for that matter? I am going to tell you a fictional story based on some events that happened about 10 years ago.