Agatha Bollier - This character dislikes the fact that her nephew makes a living playing the fife, and tells him he should be apprenticed and learn a respectable trade.
Betty Bollier - This character is quiet and kind, and treats her brother like an invalid when he comes home from his trip.
Jessie Bollier - This character is kidnapped and forced onto a slave ship.
Mrs. Bollier - This character is a young widow who makes her living by sewing dresses for the wealthy ladies of New Orleans.
Captain Cawthorne - This character is a ruthless man with a capricious temper, who picks up the main character and bites his ear hard enough to draw blood.
Adolph Curry - This character is the ship's cook and is in a perpetual bad temper.
Daniel - This character is an escaped slave who has found a safe haven...
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