Exposition. Setting- Back in time down south, in AlabamaMain Characters- Johnny (Red Chief), Bill, and SamBackground- Bill and Sam plot to get money by kidnapping Johnny, the son of a wealthy banker. . Rising Action. Johnny is kidnapped by Bill and Sam. The kidnappers wrote Ebenezer Dorset, Johnny\'s father, asking him for $1,500 dollars and they would give him the boy back. .