Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska

Kevin and Longwell Chase cover Miles in duct tape and throw him into the lake at the beginning of the school year. Both are Weekday Warriors. The Colonel hates Kevin, and even though Kevin tries to call a truce multiple times, the Colonel dies Kevin’s hair blue and sends a fake report card to his parents.
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Kevin Character Timeline in Looking for Alaska

The timeline below shows where the character Kevin appears in Looking for Alaska. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
3. One Hundred Twenty-Seven Days Before
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...to find two people pulling him out of his bed. The Colonel tells someone named Kevin to go easy on Miles. The two boys take him to the lake and duct... (full context)
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...it took Miles so long to come home, and he is shocked to learn that Kevin and the other boy covered Miles in duct tape. It is a Culver Creek tradition... (full context)
7. One Hundred Nine Days Before
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Miles is shocked to find that everyone in the school, from the goth girls to Kevin Richman, is at the basketball game. Kevin offers Miles and the Colonel a truce, but... (full context)
20. Fifty-One Days Before
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...people love based on what’s in their room, but Alaska helps him figure out that Kevin has tons of shampoos and gels, so he must love his hair. She asks Miles... (full context)
26. Eight Days Before
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Everyone returns to campus. Alaska suggests that they need to time an attack on Kevin with a “pre-prank” that will trick the Eagle into thinking that the yearly prank on... (full context)
28. Three Days Before
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...and Alaska’s plan: they are going to send fake progress reports to the parents of Kevin and his friends saying that they are failing school. Miles is certain they’ll get expelled,... (full context)
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...back at the barn, the group debriefs. Lara successfully managed to put blue dye into Kevin’s conditioner and hair gel. The Colonel is mad at Alaska because she decided to send... (full context)
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...that anyone would believe that Alaska single-handedly set off fireworks around campus, put dye in Kevin’s hair products, and mailed out fake progress reports all at the same time. Takumi says... (full context)
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The group talks about how angry Kevin is going to be, and Alaska says that he deserves it. Miles, on the other... (full context)
31. The Last Day
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Kevin shows up at Miles and the Colonel’s room and congratulates them on dying his hair... (full context)
36. Seven Days After
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...General in His Labyrinth and flips through it, even though it was severely damaged when Kevin flooded her room. The book is readable, but Alaska’s notes have all blurred together. (full context)