Masson is an owner of the beach cottage and friend of Raymond's. Masson is visited by Meursault, Marie, and Raymond on the day of the crime. He and his wife host the three as a very hospitable and generous owner. Masson also helps Raymond with fighting to the Arabs. When it happened at the first time, he was present, but in a further moment, he doesn’t. When the trial comes, Masson also testifies that the Meursault is a decent, good and unguilty man. Masson is described as the positive person of the book.