This story take place in the south pacific. The protagonists are ,Mako,Mother,Afa,and grandfather. The antagonist is Tupa a shark!
Grandfather tells Mako the story of three fishermen who were killed by Tupa later he reveals that one of the fishermen that were killed was his father. Mako is enraged by this and he wants revenge!
Mako's mother asks him to go get some more bananas because they are Mako goes out to fetch bananas with Afa he went into the jungle to get the yellow fruit and he got carried away then he realized it was dark he left the jungle as fast as he could.
Tupa starts circling the canoe and tips it over and Afa falls in. Mako must decide if he is willing to risk is life for his furry friend.
He did risk his life and saved Afa. After he fought Tupa and hi't him in the eye with his spear and then 'the other, then he finished him off by hitting him in the shoulder. So he ties Tupa up and goes back to Bora Bora.
At the end Mako claims his reward for slaying the ghost of the lagoon.