Huck and Jim are floating on the river. This is truly an adventure on the river. They travel at night and hide during the day.
Get the Loot!
They are traveling on the Mississippi to escape trouble. They do not want to be seen, so it is safer for them to drift at night. They also hunt, buy, and steal to get food.
On a stormy night, Huck and Jim come upon a wrecked steamboat; Huck decides to loot it. Jim tells him not to steal from the boat.
Do the Right Thing...
Huck hears robbers fighting on the ship. He steals some items and places them in the robbers' boat. He also cuts the robbers' boat loose, so they cannot escape. Jim also lets Huck know their raft has floated away.
Huck and Jim sail in the robbers' boat quietly, so they can get away. Huck feels bad because he realizes he might end up a criminal too.
Huck and Jim sail to shore. Huck gets help for the robbers because he feels guilty about leaving them stranded. This makes his conscience feel better. He knows Widow Douglas would be proud of him. Ultimately, the robbers ended up not surviving the wreck.