Allie is a 24-year-old white woman rescued from a collapsed building by Lauren and her group. Allie and her sister, Jill, ran away from their father, who forced them into prostitution and killed Allie’s baby son. Allie later develops a close bond with Justin, the three-year-old orphan who the group take in after his mother is killed. Allie is suspicious of Earthseed (and indeed of all religion), but eventually comes round to the idea of living with the newly-formed Earthseed community at Acorn.
Allison (Allie) Gilchrist Character Timeline in Parable of the Sower
The timeline below shows where the character Allison (Allie) Gilchrist appears in Parable of the Sower. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...his birth certificate, along with other important documents and several thousand dollars. Justin warms to Allie, who is at first hostile toward him. Jill explains that Allie previously had a baby... (full context)
...has spent an entire day “talking, writing, reading, and making love to Bankole.” Jill and Allie have begun joining Zahra’s literacy lessons, and during the lesson the group discuss Earthseed. Bankole... (full context)
...and breeding the few rabbits running around. However, other members of the group, such as Allie and Grayson, disagree. Lauren points out that there won’t be anywhere safer the further north... (full context)