Mark Brian - This character has some type of disease that is fatal, and he is sent to Kingcome with the hope that he can learn what he needs to know, in the amount of time that he has left.
Jim Wallace - A young Indian man from the Village of Kingcome, this character agrees to teach Mark how to handle the boat and navigate the coastal waters.
The Bishop - This character facilitates much of what happens to Mark, and he is portrayed as a fatherly figure, sending Mark to the place he would want to go in similar circumstances.
Caleb - This character is a retired churchman who comes partially out of retirement to assist Mark in getting used to his new parish.
Keetah - A young single woman of Kingcome, this character begins the story as a girl and ends as a young woman...
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