The Crossing Characters

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Billy Parham

Billy is sixteen the year he catches the wolf. He's an experienced rancher already, learning all he knows from his father. The two spend a great deal of time together, and Billy is respectful of all adults and seems especially so of his father. This interaction is first seen when Billy and his father are setting traps and Billy watches carefully. Billy seems to accept his role in life, likely because he has never known anything different. He never complains at being wakened in the pre-dawn and is willing to work at whatever he needs to do until the job is finished. His determination is seen as he sets out to catch the wolf. Regardless of the fact that the wolf initially finds and upsets all the traps set by Billy and his father, Billy continues to work at the chore until he catches the wolf. An...

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