Curly gets attacked and circled by 20 Huskies. When Curly was beaten the Huskies attacked ripping her up and eating her. " He met her next rush with his chest, in peculiar fashion that tumbled her off her feet. She never regained them."
Buck goes on his first sled ride right after Curly's death and it gets scared from being touched because he is still in shock. "Before he had recovered from the shock caused by the tragic passing of Curly, he received another shock. Francois fastened upon him an arrangement of straps and buckles. It was a harnessed..."
Three dogs have been added to the team, Making it 6 dogs in total. Their names are billee, Joe, and Sol-leks. "Perrault who was in a hurry to be on the trail with his dispatches returns with more dogs, Billee and Joe...... By even Perrault secures another dog..... he was called Sol-leks"
Buck gets excluded from tent and needs to learn to dig a hole so he can sleep in it and get the warmth. "Another lesson. So that was the way they did it, eh? Buck confidently selected a spot and with much fuss and waste effort proceeded to dig a hole for himself."
Three Huskies are added to the team making it 9 dogs in total. "Three more huskies were added to the team inside an hour, making a total of nine."
Buck howls to the stars unleashing his Primitive instincts. "He pointed his nose at a star and howled long and wolf-like, it was his ancestors, dead and dust, pointing nose at star howling down through the centuries and through him."