FC: The Cay | By: Theodore Taylor | Blake Caples
1: This story takes place in Curacao, a ship called the S.S. Hato, a raft, and a cay. The cay is the main setting for most of the story.This story takes place in the year 1942.
2: The main characters in this story are Phillip, Timothy, Phillip's mother, and Stew Cat. Phillip is a young boy. Timothy is a strong and big black man. Phillip's mother worries a lot. Stew Cat is a cat Timothy saved from a ship wreck. | Timothy(left), and Phillip(right) right after landing on the cay. | Stew Cat.
3: Timothy and Phillip meet for the first time after Phillip has a hit on the head and Phillip wakes up on a raft with Timothy while Stew cat rubs against his legs. They are stranded on the raft in the ocean for many days. After a few days on the raft, Phillip goes blind because of the hit on his head. They eventually land a small island called a cay. after about forty days on the cay a hurricane comes through. Timothy dies in the hurricane. Phillip is able to manage on the cay alone because Timothy showed him how to get around and built ropes so Phillip would know where he was. Phillip is alone on the cay for nearly two months. After he is rescued, he goes to a hospital. After some surgeries, he ragains his sight, but he will always need to wear glasses.