This is a memoir of Samra’s survival through domestic violence. She was married off at 17 on the promise that she can pursue her higher studies in Canada at renowned universities. Excellent in academics and sports, she agreed to the marriage with the hope of a better education. Pregnant soon after, she realized that her family only wanted a caretaker for the kids.
Poonachi is a black female goat, handed over by an unknown person to an old man. She is said to be the seventh goat in her litter which is quite rare and exceptional. The mystery man who hands it over to the old man believes she is special. The old man takes Poonachi to his home where he already has other goats.
Smita Agarwal, who left India as a teen two decades ago and doesn’t want anything to do with this country, comes back to cover a story. The story is of Meena Mustafa, a woman whose house was set on fire when she was pregnant. In Honor, Thrity talks about casteism, patriarchy, religious fanaticism, crime, and India’s legal setup.