Using the travails of a middle class Igbo family, Chimanmanda Adichie, in her new novel, half of a yellow sun, tells the grim details of the war. She espouses the suffering, loss and the gradual disintegration of relatives and neighbors during the war. From the experience they face, they are made to understand that those things they hold as weighty and pertinent are weightless when compared to other atrocities. Kainnene, one of the characters in the novel, while trying to mend fences with her sister, says that something are so unforgivable. she readily forgive her twins sister,olanna,for sleeping with her boy friend, Richard after she witnesses the death of her steward, whose heads got sliced off by piece of shrapnel during a bombing and shelling in Port Harcourt. Half of a yellow sun tells the story of the civil war that must not be allowed to happen again. Adichie revealed the trauma of losing a loved one, not forgetting the children dying of kwashiokor.the relief camp, the sick pregnant women and the raped girls waiting for justice all give power to her narration And while telling these entire distressing stories, she pairs it alongside a story of love that is tested in war. The love between a husband and his wife, the land loyalty between a master and his servant, and a people for the leader they cannot even conceive.