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Ransom Written by Lois Duncan Setting: The story Occurs at New Mexico Time: The story happens throughout the winter. Characters: Buck is among those three individuals who are kidnapping the kids. He is tempered easily. He does not really care for others much. Rita is Buck's wife. She isn't very pretty and gets drug into schemes by Buck. She feels he will leave her when she doesn't follow directions. Juan is the other kidnapper who does more of this dirty work. He's the one who calls for the parents for the money. He is the person who shot the bus driver. Glenn is one of the boys who were kidnapped. He's very popular and has friends and believes that nobody dislikes him. He's handsome and very athletic. Glenn's brother Bruce is into more tech stuff. He's not too handsome and looks up to his brother a whole lot. He's physically challenged because his body is underdeveloped. Dexter doesn't have a mother or father. He lives with his bachelor uncle who's always away on business trips. He is enjoyed fairly nicely. He's happy with his life. Jesse is new for everybody. She moves around the planet rather a lot. She is very mature in contrast to the others. Marianne has two brothers. Her parents are divorced and her mother remarried another man. She believes that her real daddy likes her and will save her and doesn't care much for her new father. Conflict: The group's main issue is they are being held ransom and they don't know whether they will ever be rescued. The group is concerned that their parents will not have the ability to acquire the entire sum of money so they are facing the fact of needing to runaway so as to escape their kidnappers. Plot: The children are getting on the bus to go home after another ordinary day in high school. They noticed they had a substitute bus driver. He missed a few stops therefore Bruce volunteered to show him how. When only the five kids who reside on Valley Gardens are abandoned, the bus driver drives past their subdivision without stopping. The kids complain and he tells them to shut up. The bus pulls off to the side of the road next to a waiting car. He orders them to get off the bus and into the car. By this time the children realized they were being kidnapped. A woman is at the vehicle, whose name is Rita. She drives them to a cottage about two hours off. If they arrive, the kids are fed stew. The boys have been sent...