This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Rudi Matt - This is the main character whose father's death on a mountain that has been the subject of haunting dreams ever since.
Franz Lerner - This is the uncle to the main character, also the best guide in Kurtal.
Captain John Winter - This character sees through the main character's fallibility to the genuine mountaineer within, and fully supports the main character in his quest to conquer his chosen mountain.
Frau Matt (Mrs. Matt) - This is the only surviving parent of the main character, who constantly fears that...
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