One fine spring Morning, in June of the year 1751, a young man named David Balfour was getting ready to leave his village in Scotland. The priest walked with Davie for a while, he thinksthat it was the right time to see more of the world. The priest give Davie a letter from his mother, a small Bible and a silver coin; the priest said that in the letter was the direccion to the Shawshouse: Balfour.
Davied could has a new start in the Shaws house.
The next day, David go to Cramond and when he got there he go to the Shaws house, he knocked at the door and then and old man with apistol appeared (Ebenezer), Davie explain his reasons to be there and they started talking about the letter.
After that Ebenezer invited Davie to his new bed, but when he led David into a room,Ebenezer locked the door that was damp and cold; Davie shouted for help and his uncle (Ebenezer) unlocked the door, his uncle was so mean with him.
David was looking through Ebenezer’scollection of books. Ebenezer said that he had been saving money for David from his birth and Ebenezer want David to help around the big house in return for the money. Then, Ebenezer send him to the top of thetower were he would find a big chest with more money, but, when he was going upstairs the stairs broke down and he fall, David was angry because his uncle try to kill him! For that, David locked hisuncle in his room.
Then David went with his uncle to see Captian Hoseason and he began to think that his uncle was hiding a secret.
When David awoke he found himself in the Covenant. Thecaptain and Ebenezer agreed that David would be sold as a slave. Then a sailor called Ransome came to explain everything to him, they talked about their lives. Another sailor killed Ransome becausehe brought him a dirty plate, for that the captain ordered David to take Ransome’s place on the ship. One day a survivor of a ship accident called Alan was taken aboard; Alan and David became good...