I'm going to make a being and be the benefactor of my race!
The ship is stuck on ice. The crew and captain, Walton sees a sled on the ice with a huge figure riding away. Walton then rescues Victor when seen on ice flow. Victor asks about the seen figure and when Walton asks why he wanted to find that man, Victor tells his story.
You must make a companion for me!
Victor describes his childhood and tells how he went to university to study. That's when he created the creature. When he saw the finished creature, he ran away and fell ill.
But I'm innocent! I didn't kill Clerval! THe monster did!
He recovers and returns to Geneva after he heard his brother is murdered. A woman named Justine is found guilty and is hanged. Victor feels guilty and falls ill again. He recovers, but isolates himself from everyone, keeping his secret in the dark.
The monster meets Victor. He tells Victor how he lived over the past months and tells how he observed a family which is how he obtain speech and education. He then asks Victor to create another being for the monster to have as an companion. Victor refuses.
Victor finds out the monster murdered his best friend and is accused of murder. He goes to prison but is released. He goes home to see his father and agrees to marry his cousin, Elizabeth. She is murdered by the monster. Victor's father died after. Victor vows to find the creature and kill him.
That's when Victor found Walton after following the monster's trail. Victor finishes his story but is too ill. He dies on ship. The monster meets Walton and goes away on an ice flow to die. Walton leaves for England when the ship got freed from the ice.