A passionate explorer of the Northwest Passage through the Arctic Ocean, Robert is a captain of a ship sailing from Russia. Ambitious and brave, Robert reminds Victor in his pursuit of his aim. When his ship gets trapped in the ice, Robert finds an exhausted and malnourished Victor for him to live a bit longer and reveal his tragic story. Robert is the first and last person to hear about the monster from its creator. The story is described in details in several letters to his sister in which Robert also explains that it makes him end his own adventures due to the fear to end his life as Victor.
Robert Walton in the Essays