Vianney is Immaculée’s younger brother. Immaculée calls him “lovable but pesky,” and admits that she always sees him as a baby no matter how old he gets. Vianney is home from boarding school when the genocide breaks out. He attempts to seek refuge with Pastor Murinzi along with Augustine, but Pastor Murinzi turns him away because he is male. He ends up being killed in a massacre at a stadium.
Vianney Character Timeline in Left to Tell
The timeline below shows where the character Vianney appears in Left to Tell. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1: The Eternal Spring
Chapter 2: Standing Up
Chapter 5: Returning Home
Chapter 8: Farewell to the Boys
...in a small room, starting early tomorrow morning. He then tells Immaculée that Augustine and Vianney must leave, because it is too dangerous for him to hide men. Immaculée tries to... (full context)
Chapter 9: Into the Bathroom
Chapter 17: The Pain of Freedom
Chapter 18: A Letter from Damascene
...much humor.” This letter is dated May 6, 1994. It is addressed to Leonard, Rose, Vianney, and Immaculée, but there are parentheses around everyone’s name but Immaculée’s. In the letter, Damascene... (full context)
Chapter 22: The Lord’s Work
...with joy to find Immaculée alive. Immaculée sobs as she tells Sarah how Augustine and Vianney died together. Immaculée decides to move in with Sarah, who lives only five minutes away... (full context)