The narrator of the story.
Eldon's older brother.
An elderly man who lives with Eldon and his family and was married to Alida.
An old man who lives with the family and speaks very little.
The beautiful young wife of Eldon's uncle. She died in childbirth.
The legendary Norse character in one of Uncle David's stories.
A skilled woodcutter who is fired from his job for playing practical jokes.
Jim and Stacker
The two powerful but gentle draft horses who work on the farm.
The proprietor of the beer hall where Edlon's family sometimes goes. .
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