1 Answer | Add Yours
The narrator of "The Ransom of Red Chief" is Sam. He and Bill Driscoll have cooked up a plan to "pull off a fraudulent town-lot scheme in Western Illinois" and need two thousand dollars to do it. So they come up with another plan: kidnap a member of a wealthy family and hold him or her hostage for the money. Unfortunately for them, their victim turns out to be Johnny Dorset, son of a prominent mortgage broker. Instead of getting their two thousand bucks, they end up having to pay Johnny's father to take him back!
We’ve answered 318,993 questions. We can answer yours, too.Ask a question