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Dave refused to run quietly at the path in the back of the sled, the place the going used to be effortless, yet persisted to flounder along within the tender snow, the place the going used to be so much tricky, until eventually exhausted. Then he fell, and lay the place he fell, howling lugubriously because the lengthy teach of sleds churned by way of. With the final remnant of his power he controlled to stagger alongside at the back of until eventually the educate made one other cease, whilst he floundered earlier the sleds to his personal, the place he stood along Sol-leks. His driving force lingered a second to get a mild for his pipe from the fellow at the back of. Then he back and began his canine. They swung out at the path with extraordinary loss of exertion, became their heads uneasily, and stopped in shock. the driving force was once shocked, too; the sled had no longer moved. He known as his comrades to witness the sight. Dave had bitten via either one of Sol-leks’s strains, and used to be status without delay in entrance of the sled in his right position. He pleaded together with his eyes to stay there. the driving force was once confused. His comrades talked of the way a puppy may well holiday its center via being denied the paintings that killed it, and recalled circumstances they'd identified, the place canines, too previous for the toil, or injured, had died simply because they have been minimize out of the strains. additionally, they held it a mercy, due to the fact Dave used to be to die besides, that he should still die within the strains, heart-easy and content material. So he used to be harnessed in back, and proudly he pulled as of outdated, even though greater than as soon as he cried out involuntarily from the chunk of his inward harm. a number of instances he fell down and was once dragged within the strains, and as soon as the sled ran upon him in order that he limped thereafter in a single of his hind legs. yet he held out until eventually camp used to be reached, while his motive force made a spot for him via the hearth. Morning chanced on him too susceptible to commute. At harness-up time he attempted to move slowly to his driving force. via convulsive efforts he obtained on his ft, staggered, and fell. Then he wormed his means ahead slowly towards the place the harnesses have been being wear his buddies. He might strengthen his fore legs and drag up his physique with a type of hitching flow, whilst he could enhance his fore legs and hitch forward back for a number of extra inches. His energy left him, and the final his friends observed of him he lay gasping within the snow and craving towards them. yet they can listen him mournfully howling, until eventually they handed out of sight at the back of a belt of river bushes. the following the educate used to be halted. The Scotch half-breed slowly retraced his steps to the camp that they had left. the boys ceased speaking. A revolver-shot rang out. the guy got here again hurriedly. The whips snapped, the bells tinkled merrily, the sleds churned alongside the path; yet dollar knew, and each puppy knew, what had taken position at the back of the belt of river timber. five The Toil of hint and path Thirty days from the time it left Dawson, the Salt Water Mail, with dollar and his buddies on the fore, arrived at Skaguay. They have been in a wretched country, tired and worn down. Buck’s 100 and 40 kilos had faded to 1 hundred and fifteen. the remainder of his associates, notwithstanding lighter canines, had fairly misplaced extra weight than he.