Short Essay Questions Key
1. Who is the main character in the story? What is the man's profession?
Wolf Willet is the main character in the story. Willet, along with his partner Jack Tinney, operates a film company. Willet's main profession is working as a movie producer.
2. What are the two main settings used in the story?
The story takes place in two main locations, Santa Fe and Los Angeles. Willet owns homes in both places and splits his time between them when he is not working on a film.
3. Examine the first scene in which the reader meets Willet.
Wolf Willet is introduced to the reader in Chapter 1. Willet wakes up in his Santa Fe home with a horrible headache. Willet has a busy day ahead and goes downstairs to have breakfast.
4. Where does Willet go when he leaves the house? What mishap occurs?
Willet leaves his house and heads to the airport. Willet plans to fly his private plane to Los Angeles to finish working on a film with his partner, Jack Tinney. Willet experiences problems when the alternator on the plane malfunctions causing Willet to make an emergency landing.
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