Major Zouga Ballantyne
This character is named for the African river where he was born.
This character is the first to try to organize the haphazard manner in which the mines at Kimberley are dug.
This character is fourteen years old when his father and mother first get to the diamond fields at Colesberg kopje.
This character can read and write, appreciates poetry, can darn a shirt, and even cook simple meals by the age of ten.
This character makes all of his decisions from a wagon.
This character finds, then smashes a large diamond into many smaller chips.
This character's name means wise one.
Mungo St. John
This character has a history of doing anything for money, regardless of cost to human life or conscience.
Louise St. John
This character runs away from the king's camp and...
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