"The man" and a dog are traveling through the bitter cold in Yukon Canada territory to get to where the boys are staying.
"The man" has a thought of his death and him freezing and never being able to make it to the boys. this thought brought the man to panic and he began to run around blindly.
"The Man" Goes to sleep and passes away while dreaming of what he is doing next. The dog walks up to the man a realises that the man is dead. The dog trots the boys where he knows he can get shelter and food.