A bait ball, or baitball, occurs when small fish swarm in a tightly packed spherical formation about a common centre. It is a last-ditch defensive measure adopted by small schooling fish when they are threatened by predators.
Kite running is not only what initially lead Hosseini to begin to write "The Kite Runner", but the kite's themselves represent Amir at the end. Amir is finally free of his guilt much like a kite is finally free after it has been cut by it's opponent.
Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Kyoto, Japan part of the TOP 10 Book-Story Magical Places on Earth - Japan has many places that we have found in our thoughts while reading some book. This enchanting image is one of my favorite photos of Japan