The Question and Answer section for The Kite Runner is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
That would be "abhor".
I'm sorry, additional information is necessary in order to answer your question properly. "Based upon what you know so far" means that you have reached a particular section of the text.... what section does this question pertain to?
Kite running is a sport. The kite runners maneuver their kites and engage in a kind of battle. The last kite flying wins the prize.