Later, a raveled Hal returns to city and assaults Jack. He informs us that the ice did crack and the sled did sink. His sister and her husband died, and the canine “ran off.” This one’s for all of the canine lovers within the viewers apparently, as a result of within the ebook, the canine die with everyone else. In truth, within the ebook, solely three different canine survive this far with Buck, the remaining having died in the course of the journeys with Francois and Perrault. In truth, within the ebook, Hal himself additionally dies, so this scene by no means occurs.