Ngugi wa Thiong'o for see the struggle of power in the novel "Petal of Blood" among the rich and the power which is likely to come to pass. It comes to live as the the struggle for power between the huslers and dynasties continue to take shape, just a year before the next general election.
The novel was published in 1977, despite to that ngungi wa Thiong'o did not only focus on the struggle for independent in Kenya, but also long forsee the political intrigued that would shape Kenya's political landscape going into future.
In the novel Wa Thiong'o foretold that the struggle would be married by political betrayals by the dynasties against the huslers who are considered as the wise members of the society. After the struggle, the poor over power the rich and won and that become the turning point of the nation to a better place.
The novel Petal of Blood authored by Ngugi wa Thiong'o has been read world wide and his fiction in most cases come to pass. As the next general election approaches, it is expected by those who have come across wa Thiong'o work to see if the renown writter fiction would come to live as Kenyan cast presidential vote in 2022.