Brian Robeson, is the boy on the left. He is on a plane going to Northern Canada to visit his father. His parents are divorced because of the so-called, secret. It's summer time, which is the time he is supposed to visit his father.
In this chapter Brian's mother gives him a hatchet. Brian is very upset because of the secret and always ignores her, so he felt bad and accepted the hatchet.
In chapter 3, the pilot had a heart attack. That caused a plane crash to happen. Brian ended up crashing into a 'L' shaped lake and he survived after waking up in the plane crash and escaped the plane when he was stuck in the seat belt.
Brian survives the plane crash after in the water and gets out of the plane. Brian had a flashback once he got up because of how weak he was. Brian gets a flashback about the secret. His mother in the mall, with a blonde man. After that he woke up, night time came. So he slept. But something woke him up. He was attacked by a swarm of mosquitoes.
In chapter 5, Brian is extremely thirsty. He was so thirsty he decides to drink from the lake water. With all the bugs in it, he didn't care. All he needed was a drink, so he took on and vomit. After that he was awaken. He emptied his pockets and checked everything he had. He found his hatchet after getting the motivation of Perpich.
In chapter 6, Brian starts to look around for food and other materials for survival. He found some birds moving around, and decided to follow them. He found a bush of berries. He called them the "Gut Cherries". Brian chugged a ton of berries, he was so hungry, one after another picking as much as he can.