In Literary elements, describe Ransom of Red Chief.
Bill and Sam, the kidnappers decide that they need money. So they kidnap Johnny Dorset, or Red Chief. It takes place mostly in a cave where they are hiding the boy. The boy turns out to be crazy and the kidnappers cannot keep him. They write the ransom letter and the father tells them that he will take the boy back if they pay him. So they do because he is too crazy for them.