The setting of this story is on a Pacific Ocean .Scoot, who's real name is Melissa , goes down to the galley and closes the door leaving her older brother .Sully (Which is his nickname for Sullivan ) alone on the deck. Scoot had liked going out on a boat since she was little so that was sully's gift to her.
The Rising Action of this story was when the rouge wave silently attacked the Sea Dog and flipped the boat over.It's when Sully couldnt open the doors , leaving Scoot stuck in the galley.Like stated in the passage, "There was no way to reach scoot"
The climax of the story is when Scoot is bale to break the glass and get out threw a window that she pushed open ."She pushed with all her strength,and this time the window opened".
The Falling Action is when Scoot finds Sully and they hug all night as the sea Dog is very slowly sinking."Shivering,holding each other for warmth all night , knowing the boat was sinking lower and lower each hour .
The resolution is when the boat picks them up called the Red Rooster picks them up and takes them back to shore safely.