Saboteur, written by Ha Jin, tells the story of anger and revenge. The story is told through the consciousness of Chiu Muguang, a university professor who is arrested and briefly kept in captivity. Mr. Chiu was what many would consider a very intelligent person. In the beginning of the story, he is portrayed as a reasonable man. In the beginning, he is having a nice lunch with his new wife, however in the end, revenge and anger took over his emotions and caused him to do things out of the ordinary for someone like him.