There was a sound above my head. I jumped and looked up —at an old gun, at one of the windows.
'I — I'm here with a letter,' I said. 'A letter for Mr Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws. Is he here?'
'Put it down outside the door, and go away,' said the man with the gun.
After his parents die, young David Balfour starts his journey to the strange House of Shaws. He is going to live
with his uncle. But people look strangely at him when he talks about the place. ' Stay away from there. Stay away!' a man
on the road tells...