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Quote from Hatchet on the back:
"They would soon find him. Maybe not tomorrow, but soon. Soon. Soon.
They would find him soon.
Gradually, like sloshing oil his thoughts settled back and the panic was gone. Say they didn’t come for two days — no, say they didn’t come for three days, even push that to four days — he could live with that. He would have to live with that. He didn’t want to think of them taking longer. But say four days. He had to do something. He couldn’t just sit at the bottom of this tree and stare down at the lake for four days.
And nights. He was in deep woods and didn’t have any matches, couldn’t make a fire. There were large things in the woods. There were wolves, he thought, and bears — other things. In the dark he would be in the open here, just sitting at the bottom of a tree.
He looked around suddenly, felt the hair on the back of his neck go up. Things might be looking at him right now, waiting for him — waiting for dark so they could move in and take him.
He fingered the hatchet at his belt. It was the only weapon he had, but it was something..."