Frightful's Mountain Characters

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Frightful

Frightful is the main character and principle protagonist in the novel “Frightful’s Mountain” by Jean Craighead George. Frightful is a female peregrine falcon that Sam took from her nest when she was barely two weeks old to raise and train her as a hunting hawk in the art of falconry, during the novel “My Side of the Mountain”. Frightful is a gentle and loving bird, trusting of Sam and his little sister, Alice, and an excellent ground game hunter. She is kidnapped by poachers in the events of “On the Far Side of the Mountain”, and set free by Alice. But rather than call Frightful back to him, Sam lets Frightful go free into the wild, because she deserves better than a life where she is tethered, and because it is illegal for him to harbor an endangered species like Frightful.

Frightful’s goal throughout the novel...

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