We are in the 1865, to Richmond, Virginia, during the war of secession. Five men and a dog run away on a balloon. A storm them maltreat for a lot a time, finally dash them on an unknown earth: continent or island? Is the before the so much questions that the shipwreckeds are will be set, and the before that receives answer: island!
Cyrus Smith, engineer: man of action and of thought. Gedeon Spillett: journalist: Harbert: boy of 15 years, already botanical expert and zoologist, fan of Cyrus and his spiritual heir. Pencroff: sailor all physical vigor and human heat. Nab: the black servant of Cyrus, symbol of the fidelity. Finally Top, the dog, also he a character.
The island, therefore, and five abandoned men. Will they be able to survive in this uncontaminated and hostile nature? But there is a mystery on the island. Until from the beginning inexplicable facts happen. Does anybody help them!! But who? To you discover it.