The son of Bon and Linh and the godson of the narrator. The narrator wonders how Bon and Linh, who are described as unattractive people, conceived a child as cute as Duc. He dies, along with his mother, during a missile attack as he and his parents try to escape from South Vietnam by plane after the fall of Saigon.
Duc Character Timeline in The Sympathizer
The timeline below shows where the character Duc appears in The Sympathizer. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...reaches the ramp, and the General catches her. Bon is running alongside the narrator, holding Duc. The narrator shoves Bon toward the ramp and the loadmaster seizes him by the collar.... (full context)