The Protagonist is Mako Who is a young boy, the protagonist is Tupa who is a shark. The minor characters are Afa, The mother, the grandfather, and the king. The setting is on an island in Bora Bora in the south pacific at a lagoon.
Tupa killed Mako's Father and haunts the lagoon and all of it's vilagers.
Mako practiced his spear throwing on a shark shaped reef and envisioned killing Tupa. One day Mako and Afa went to an island to get fruits.
When Mako went to the island he lost track of time and before he knew it, it was night. on the way back Tupa started circling the canoe causing it to rock back and forth making Afa fall of. Mako had to make the decision to risk his life and save Afa or leave him and save himself.
Mako decides to save Afa from Tupa. Then when Tupa charges at the boat Mako throws his spear in his eye but Tupa doesn't die so he throws the spear in the other eye and Tupa stops moving but just to be safe Mako stabs him with all his strength in the shoulder.
Mako kills Tupa ties him up and brings him to shore. Everybody is happy that Tupa can no longer cause trouble for the island villagers. Mako earns the reward of the land and sailing canoe from the king.