The Sea Wolf
By Jack London
Humphrey Van Weyden
Main Character and protagonist of the story. Was rescued by Wolf Larsen from the San Francisco Bay.
Antagonist who befriends Humphrey later in the story.
Woman who is rescued by the Ghost after a storm.
After a storm Ghost rescues Maud Brewster. Maud and Humphrey realize who each other are. Humphrey often reviewed Maud's books. Life continues on the boat and Humphrey's relation with Maud improves. With Humphrey on the night shift they seethe opportunity to escape. They load a seal hunting boat with supplies and set off. After a few long nights they land on and uninhabited island.
They build huts and hunt seals till the Ghost land ashore. Wolf Larsen is alone because his brother, Death Larsen, took his crew. He is very sick and has sizers often. One of them causes him to lose sight. Humphrey decides to rebuild the Ghost. Wolf Larsen try's to set him back until another sizer causes him to be partially paralyzed. He is then able to finish the repairs and set sail.