the ghost of the lagoon takes place on the island of bora bora. Mako is a young boy who lives on the island and is an protaonist. Tupa the ghost of the lagoon is the antagonist. The minor characters are Makos mother, grandfather ,dog, and the king opu nui.
Makos grandfather told the storey of Tupa tearing fishermens nets and how he killed many fishermen including makeos father. Which why he is the ghost of the lagoon
Mako and afa leave to collect oranges and bannanas. Once they collected them it started to get dark. So they started to head home.
Makos canoe started to tip because tupa was circleing around them then afa fell in the water
Mako killed tupa with his spear and saved afa. Then he hitched a line to tupa and headed for shore.
Mako killed tupa and saved the island . The king has a feast in his honor and mako get the reward for killing him which was a canoe and land.