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The cliffnotes below detail events in the book as they occur.

Prologue

  • Lucky's mother dog tells him about Lightning and the Sky-Dogs.
    • She warns them about the Storm of Dogs.

Chapter 1

  • Lucky wakes from his dream.
  • He and Sweet are trapped in the abandoned Trap House.
  • The Big Growl occurs.
    • The two escape.
  • After a small journey, they fall asleep.
    • Lucky wakes up, and so does Sweet.
    • She asks him about his paw's condition, which is getting better.
  • Lucky notes that the loudcages were gone.
    • Lucky explains what loudcages are to Sweet, since she is oblivious.
  • The two search for food and talk about what their next move is.
    • Sweet wants to start a Pack, but Lucky doesn't.
  • She starts to talk about her old life in her former Pack, but the longpaws had ruined it.
    • Lucky sympathetically murmurs that her Pack was in the Trap House.
  • In realization, Sweet wants to go back and rescue them.
    • Lucky is able to convince her that they were dead.
  • As they are continuing onward, Lucky explains that he's a Lone Dog, but Sweet believes every dog needs a Pack.
  • They run towards the source of food when they scent something.
    • Sweet doesn't like the idea of scavenging.
    • Lucky remembers the Food House, telling Sweet about it.
  • They both set off to find the Food House.

Chapter 2

  • Sweet tries to persuade Lucky that other dogs are nearby.
    • Lucky is frustrated on why she is so intent on finding other dogs and creating a Pack.
    • He tells her they are too far away.
    • Sweet responds that she could catch up to them.
    • Aggravated, he begins to think that he should allow her to leave, since she's so determined to find a Pack.
  • Finally, she allows the topic to subside as they are deeper in the city.
  • Lucky finds strange creatures scavenging for food.
    • Sweet assures him that they were only raccoons; they would only threaten if bothered.
  • They near the Food House, making Lucky excited. 
  • As he tells Sweet more of the Food House, he mentions Old Hunter. She thinks Old Hunter is a Packmate of his, but he tells her that he didn't have a Pack; Old Hunter was only a friend.
  • When longpaws don't answer, Lucky goes inside to check it out.
    • He finds the longpaw that feeds him, and is upset of his condition.
    • The longpaw pats Lucky's head, and Lucky licks him. The hand falls down, and the longpaw dies.

Chapter 3

  • Sweet yelps and runs away; she is panic-stricken and begins to run into things.
    • Lucky pins her down and tells her that death is a natural thing.
  • After Sweet calms down, Lucky lets her go.
    • Sweet says she is going to start a Pack and leaves.
  • Lucky doesn't follow. He stays and tries to lick up some crumbs to eat.
  • He then decides to leave the Food House.
  • Lucky begins to doubt that he should have gone with Sweet.
  • He goes down an alley and spots a sharpclaw.

Chapter 4

  • The sharpclaw and Lucky face off.
    • The sharpclaw jumps on a loudcage causing it to start growling.
    • Both Lucky and the sharpclaw run.
  • Lucky runs into another sharpclaw while running.
    • Lucky jumps on the sharpclaw. The sharp claw runs away.
  • Lucky walks to the outskirts of the city.
    • He smells meat and follows it to a Longpaw and his Fierce Dog.
    • He steals the meat causing the Longpaw and the Fierce Dog to become very angry.
  • Lucky runs away, positive the Fierce Dog was following.
  • He comes upon a big crack and jumps over it. He reopens his paw wound in the progress.
  • Lucky finds a loudcage to sleep in and eats some old longpaw food.
  • He falls asleep.

Chapter 5

  • Lucky has a nightmare about the Storm of Dogs.
    • He wakes up thinking of Sweet.
  • He is ravenous, and he begins his journey.
  • A crow arrives just before a huge loudcage comes up.
    • A longpaw emerges from the loudcage.
  • Lucky tries to beg for food but the longpaw waves him away.
  • Lucky wanders into a mall.
  • Lucky scents meat and tracks the scent through the mall.
  • He finds his friend, Old Hunter, is guarding the meat.
    • He greets Old Hunter.
  • Old Hunter then lunges for Lucky's throat.

Chapter 6

  • Old Hunter pins Lucky down.
    • Old Hunter realizes the dog he pinned down is Lucky and lets him go.
  • Lucky is excited that he found a friend, however, Old Hunter doesn't allow Lucky have any meat.
  • Lucky tries to persuade Old Hunter to let him as some meat.
    • Old Hunter still refuses.
  • Lucky then spots a wire about to touch a pool of water nearby Old Hunter.
    • He shoves Old Hunter away from the water.
  • Old Hunter gives Lucky meat in return for saving his life.
  • The dogs talk while they eat.
  • Lucky offers Old Hunter to team up for awhile.
    • Old Hunter refuses, but gives Lucky meat before he leaves.

Chapter 7

  • Lucky settles down to sleep.
  • Foxes ambush behind some boxes and threaten Lucky.
    • The foxes circle Lucky, eyeing his meat.
    • Lucky charges the leader fox and runs away.
  • The foxes chase him through the mall.
  • Lucky hides under some boxes and ends up trapped between the foxes.
    • Lucky bolts out from under the boxes and runs to a counter.
  • He leaps onto the counter and the foxes taunt him, saying they will wait it out.
  • A group of dogs come and help fend off the foxes.
    • While this is happening, Lucky is worried the group of dogs won't be able to defeat the foxes.
  • The dogs manage to drive off the foxes.
    • Lucky thanks the dogs for saving him.
  • A golden dog discovers that Lucky is her brother and calls him by his pup name Yap.

Chapter 8

  • Lucky then remembers her - Squeak, his sister.
    • Squeak and Yap tell each other their new names, Bella and Lucky.
  • Lucky realizes that the dogs are Leashed Dogs.
  • Lucky shares his meat with the dogs.
  • Bella introduces Lucky to the other dogs while they eat: Bruno, Mickey, Sunshine, Martha, and Daisy.
    • Sunshine finds out she cut her paw in the fight with the foxes; Lucky helps heal her paw by telling her how to take care of it.
  • The other dogs look at Lucky as if he is Alpha.
  • Uncomfortable, Lucky doesn't want to be their Alpha and leaves the Pack.
    • Bella finds Lucky again and persuades him to stay for a while.
  • The dogs are so excited that Lucky was staying, they play-fight for a long time.
    • When the dogs settle down to go to sleep, Bella and Lucky tell each other about their longpaws.
  • Lucky falls asleep.
  • The next morning, the other dogs decide to go back to their homes next morning.
    • They explain to Lucky that they still live in their longpaws' houses even though they disappeared.
  • After some pleading, Lucky decides to go with them.

Chapter 9

  • The Leashed Dogs lead Lucky to their houses; they tell him about how they used to hang out.
    • The Leashed Dogs say their farewells and go to their houses.
  • Lucky notes that the houses look unstable, and dangerous.
    • Bella leads Lucky to her house.
    • Lucky tries to open the refrigerator, but couldn't.
  • Bella and Lucky settle down to sleep.
    • Lucky says he could not sleep since the house seems unstable.
    • Bella assures it is fine, but she has some doubts.
  • The ground starts to tremble; Lucky and Bella retreat from the house.
    • The other Leashed Dogs are there too, and Lucky calls them over.
  • Lucky gets the feeling that the dogs think he is their Alpha.
  • The ground stops shaking.
    • A house next to Bella's falls down.
  • The dogs are distressed because their friend Alfie is in the fallen house.

Chapter 10

  • The Leashed Dogs tell Lucky who Alfie is.
    • Lucky and Bruno are the only dogs willing to help Alfie.
  • Lucky and Bruno find a window but can not get in since it has wire mesh on it.
  • A tree next to Alfie's house falls down, nearly landing on Lucky.
  • Lucky retrieves a soft-hide from Bella's house.
    • Lucky and Bruno use the soft hide so it does not hurt their gums, while tearing the mesh.
  • Lucky and Bruno enter the house and find Alfie trapped.
    • They rescue Alfie and bring him to the other Leashed Dogs.
  • The Leashed Pack is guilty they did not help Alfie.
    • They begin to bicker over who did not want to help and who did.
    • Lucky takes Bella to the side and they argue over if they should have helped Alfie or not.
  • Sunshine discovers Daisy has disappeared.

Chapter 11

  • The Leashed Dogs are panicking that Daisy is gone.
    • Lucky, Bella and Mickey sniff out Daisy.
    • Lucky smells something foul and orders Bella and Mickey stay behind.
    • Lucky becomes dizzy and light-headed.
  • Lucky finds Daisy and grabs her by the scruff.
    • He takes Daisy to the Leashed Dogs.
  • Daisy is knocked out and not breathing well.
  • She wakes up and explains she left and thought she could follow the scent coming from her house.
  • Lucky says the dogs must leave the longpaw houses.
    • Bella viciously disagrees.
  • Bella and Lucky argue until Lucky points out that he helped the dogs, not their longpaws.
    • Finally deciding to leave, each of the Leashed Dogs grab a longpaw memento from their house.
  • The dogs set off.

Chapter 12

  • The dogs come across a river.
  • Lucky tells the dogs it is poisoned because he smells a bad smell.
  • Alfie jumps in anyway.
  • Lucky grabs him by the scruff and pulls him out.
  • The river is green and stagnant.
  • The dogs come across some Longpaws.
  • The Leashed Dogs become excited.
  • Lucky tells them the Longpaws in the yellow suits aren't friendly.
  • Daisy runs after the Longpaws and the rest chase her.
  • Daisy reaches the Longpaws and circles around their boots.
  • When the Longpaws ignore her she tugs on ones pants.
  • Then the Longpaw shakes her off and walks away.
  • Daisy wants to follow it but the rest of the Leashed Dogs circle around her.
  • Mickey tells Lucky that he doesn't like the new Longpaws and it gives him a bad feeling.

Chapter 13

  • Lucky looks down on the dead city.
  • Sunshine gets stuck in a thorn bush and Lucky helps her out.
  • All the Leashed Dogs complain a lot.
  • Bella is in a very bad mood, snapping at every dog.
  • Lucky thanks Mickey for making sure all the dogs are present and no one gets left behind.
  • Lucky and Mickey begin to talk about their Longpaws.
  • Lucky smells a river and tells the others about it.
  • All the dogs become very happy, even Bella.
  • The Leashed Dogs ask Lucky to teach them how to hunt.
  • Then Lucky realizes that Bruno was struggling in the river.
  • Lucky prepares to jump in and save Bruno.
  • Martha does instead, she takes Bruno to the shore by his scruff.
  • The dogs are excited and happy for Martha.
  • Lucky gains hope that the Leashed Dogs may be able to survive without him.

Chapter 14

  • Lucky has a dream that involves the falling Trap House foretelling an event that will occur soon. The Storm Of Dogs. Lucky blindly runs down a void following Sweet that leads into a dark street,where savage dogs hunt him.
  • Lucky wakes up in terror. The dream felt too real.
  • He watches the Leash Dogs sleep.
  • They settled down in a low sheltered hollow by the river.
  • Lucky feels self-conscious, ashamed of being scared by only pictures in his mind.
  • He wonders why his dreams are plagued by ghost-hounds and demon-dogs.
  • Lucky wonders whether the Leashed Dogs have clear dreams because of their longpaw belongings or their lack of dog spirit.
  • He notes his own dog spirit is awakening.
  • He concludes that the dreams could be the Spirit Dogs prompting him to teach the Leashed Dogs independence.
  • Lucky wakes the other dogs at the crack of dawn, insisting they must get used to early starts in learning to be good hunters.
  • They set off to hunt for breakfast.
  • They learn to be quiet and trick the gophers into coming out of their burrows.
  • The Leashed Dogs are not very good at being stealthy.
  • Lucky sighs at their lack of success, thinking they are wasting their time.
  • He announces they’ll practice on bugs and beetles.
  • Daisy and Martha doubtfully try a beetle each.
  • The dogs go foraging for bugs instead, after finding them to be rather nice.
  • However, the bugs are not filling the dogs’ empty stomachs.
  • Mickey shyly gives Lucky a strategic idea on catching any game in the area.
  • Lucky is impressed, praising Mickey for the inspired idea.
  • Lucky notices the dogs are willing to try the idea, and are losing their longpaw softness.
  • Lucky watches the Leashed Dogs give chase on a slab of rock at the edge of the wood, deciding not to interfere.
  • Daisy wastes energy barking her excitement.
  • Lucky points out inwardly that she needs to calm down.
  • Daisy makes a wild pounce-and-grab and catches the rabbit.
  • The rabbit struggles out of her grasp, but the other dogs are on it in an instant.
  • With the help of each dog, they secure and kill the rabbit.
  • They congratulate one another as Lucky tears it into portions.
  • Lucky is given hope for the Leashed Dogs, that this was further proof that the dogs have some instincts for survival.
  • Lucky thinks that Mickey’s dog-spirit is waking inside of him.
  • He notes that if all dogs followed Mickey’s example, they had a chance of becoming a true wild Pack.

Chapter 15

  • The Leashed dogs agree the camp is perfect and decide their next move.
  • Lucky insists they stay alert even with the ideal shelter. Alfie disagrees.
  • The Leashed dogs gather soft leaves to soften the pebbly campground in a big bed.
  • Lucky decides to match the dogs into roles.
  • Martha and Bruno are chosen to be watch dogs.
  • Mickey is chosen to hunt alongside Bella.
  • Daisy, Sunshine and Alfie are chosen as good scout dogs.
  • Lucky forms a group of Daisy, Sunshine, and Alfie to scavenge the old longpaw places.
  • Alfie suggests going back to the field with the longpaws. Lucky disagrees and reassures a nervous Daisy they will avoid them and go around to scavenge for things the yellow longpaws left behind.
  • The dogs set out initially going up a shallow slope into a grassy plateau.
  • They come across an small wooden longpaw house that looks deserted.
  • Lucky asks his group to sniff the ground for fresh scents. Sunshine drops her yellow leash to join in.
  • The four dogs investigate a broken wire fence.
  • Lucky breaks into the building by breaking the splintered wood door.
  • The dogs hackles raise. The inside of the building smells like gasoline.
  • The dogs find a loud cage (car) in the building and debate if it will wake.
  • Sunshine demonstrates her knowledge of longpaws by confirming it is dead.
  • Lucky breaks into the door of the loudcage with the help of Alfie.
  • They scavenge the car's interior leather(tanned skin) and a blanket (soft-hide) to carry it back to camp.
  • The rest of the pack greets them and their haul back at camp.
  • Alfie weaves the soft hide and pieces of skin into the bed of leaves.
  • Mickey and Bella announce they caught a squirrel and a rabbit.
  • Martha the watch dog announces that she found a cavern underneath a flat rock and some tree roots. They all agree they can use it for storing food.
  • The dogs congratulate themselves for the productive results and divide the prey caught.
  • Lucky notices the sky is gray and bleak.
  • Lucky decides to offer a squirrel leg to the Earth Dog, much to the initial protests of Bruno.
  • The Leashed dogs decide to call their new storage box a "river-store" instead of a "coldbox", to make it more doggish.
  • The dogs take shelter from sudden rain and discover their shelter works well to protect them.
  • Lucky discovers the water is clean and fresh, not acid rain. The dogs rejoice and celebrate in the refreshing water.
  • Lucky relaxes in the sun and realizes their new home is perfect.
  • Lucky concludes that he will leave the pack until the others can survive and thrive.

Chapter 16

  • Lucky is woken by Daisy impressing him with another beetle catch.
  • Instead of a beetle however, it’s a mole.
  • Lucky licks her nose admiringly and sniffs at the tiny prey.
  • Bella, Bruno, Alfie, and Martha gather around to admire her catch.
  • Bella praises Daisy.
  • Lucky exchanges an affectionate glance with Bella.
  • He thinks that Bella has a great deal of good sense and instinct, and would be a good leader once he moves on.
  • In the last few days, the dogs were becoming more organized and Lucky stepped back to let Mickey gain leadership experience.
  • Lucky held down the mole and let Daisy divide it.
  • Daisy thanks Lucky for her new hunting ability.
  • Sunshine interrupts the party with her barking, alerting them that Mickey’s been trapped and is choking by his collar.
  • The dogs follow Lucky and Sunshine.
  • Lucky urges Mickey to not move as he rakes aside the thick branches.
  • Mickey’s collar is trapped tightly by a thicket of thorns.
  • Bella grabs Mickey’s collar and she and Lucky push Mickey backwards until he’s freed from his collar.
  • Mickey shoes his nose into the collar and tries to put it on.
  • Lucky barks that the collar is the reason he was stuck, insisting all the collars should be removed.
  • Lucky seizes Bruno’s collar, shaking him around easily to show the other dogs.
  • Lucky insists that Daisy doesn’t have a longpaw now after Daisy gives a firm speech about her collar.
  • Mickey intervenes, saying he’ll find his longpaws again and won’t give up.
  • The tension is broken by Alfie finding them.
  • Alfie says he found lots of dogs after a long walk over the hills and valley.
  • The other dogs are excited.
  • Alfie says he smelled lots of food too.


Chapter 17

  • Sunshine yaps they should introduce themselves while Mickey and the others agree to investigate.
  • Lucky intervenes, asking Alfie if what kind of dogs were they. He explains that Wild Packs will defend their territory and will not share their food.
  • Bruno insists there’s no harm in looking, but Lucky disagrees, earning him a tease by Bella on how cautious he is.
  • Bella divides a small group to investigate with her: Daisy, Alfie, and Lucky.
  • Bella says they’ll get moving soon, making sure her loud voice tells Lucky who’s the real leader.
  • The scent of the dogs is dark, bitter and musky reeking of anger.
  • The others are not bothered by this observation.
  • Lucky sees the broad valley below is dotted with longpaw buildings that looked like short homes for dogs with dog-sized doors.
  • They exclaim at all the food bowls.
  • They hear a click and more water and food fill the bowls.
  • Lucky feels unsettled by the lack of dogs, his gut telling him to run.
  • Alfie finds a hole to get in, Daisy volunteers to dig it deeper.
  • Lucky confesses his feelings about the danger here.
  • Bella snarls, saying she is the Alpha of the pack. Lucky and Bella bicker.
  • Bella leaves Lucky outside the fence while she and the others go inside for the food.
  • Lucky is sure they are in danger.
  • He heads for the hole in the fence.

Chapter 18

  • When Lucky is on the other side, he seeks clues to the whereabouts of the missing dogs.
  • He notes the three dogs are gorging themselves without being quiet or careful.
  • He sees a group of ferocious-looking dogs approach.
  • The dogs are heading towards his group but have not seen Lucky yet.
  • Daisy and Alfie submit, however Bella is still standing proud in defiance.
  • The Alpha of the Fierce Dogs asks how they got in here.
  • Bella lies and says they jumped over the fence.
  • The fierce dogs don’t question the obvious bluff, leading Lucky to question whether they're very smart.
  • The Alpha announces the dogs are their prisoners now and Bella and the others are herded into the big house.
  • Lucky darts from the cover of the tree towards a cracked wall and slinks into the shadow.
  • He observes the big building looks strong, as if it would hold until the end of the world.
  • He thinks of fleeing, but the idea of abandoning his friends stops him.
  • The Alpha Dog asks Bella where the other dog is.
  • Lucky realizes in terror that the dogs can identify his scent from the other dogs.

Chapter 19

  • Lucky crouched under the best cover he could find.
  • Lucky rolled in some mess in the grass to smell like the Fierce Dogs.
  • He thought of running, but knew in his gut that they would catch him anyways.
  • He waited for hours, until the moon rose.
  • From his hearing, he knew they were held captive in a tiny room with one guard at all times.
  • Lucky was lost without ideas until he reminded himself he was a Lone Dog.
  • He steeled himself and thought of a cunning and stealthy idea.
  • He noticed how disciplined and precise the Fierce Dogs were.
  • He overhears three dogs decide what to do with them: kill or to give them a beating.
  • Blade, the third dog, says they won’t leave until they told how they found the Fierce Dogs and how they got in, and where the fourth dog is.
  • Lucky willed himself to act, thinking that the dogs weren’t the brightest.
  • Lucky crossed the grass between shadows, hoping they wouldn’t catch a whiff of his scent.
  • He gave a wild deafening bark and leaped into the air. He spun, dropped to all fours and dashed in a circle.
  • Lucky howls, calling them stupid.
  • His jests work and the dogs race after him.
  • He hurtled along the fence away from the hole in the fence to draw them away.
  • Lucky accidentally bounces off wire and the dogs surround him.
  • Lucky backs up against the wire, thinking the savage dogs were going to rip him to pieces.

Chapter 20

  • Blade is interrupted by a dog saying the prisoners are gone.
  • The Alpha turns around, snarling at Lucky to tell her if they were still in the compound.
  • Lucky insists he doesn’t know.
  • Blade warns him that she’ll kill him and his friends if he doesn’t speak.
  • Lucky sees past her lie, knowing that Blade was going to kill him no matter what he did.
  • He gives in, thanking the Forest-Dog for saving his friend.
  • In his last thoughts, a crow interrupts him.
  • He recognizes it as the crow he’d seen in the city calling to him when he needed a kick of courage.
  • He realizes he’s a Lone Dog, and he should start acting like one.
  • Lucky dives straight between Blade’s forepaws, shocking her as Lucky snapped his jaws at her soft underbelly.
  • He was past them as he fled from underneath the Alpha, racing for the fence.
  • He wills himself to go further and get to the hole.
  • He struggled through the hole, bolting from the Dog-Garden.
  • He thinks the other dogs abandoned him, until Bella charges out of the undergrowth to greet him.
  • Lucky is praised and greeted by the others who all thank him for his heroics.
  • Bella apologizes for not listening to him.
  • Lucky accepts the apology wordlessly, but urges for them to leave as soon as possible.
  • Lucky glances back at the fence, knowing that Blade would be seeking vengeance for being outsmarted.
  • Lucky is sure that it will not be the last they hear of Blade.

Chapter 21

  • Lucky wakes up, making out a pale gray line on the eastern horizon, the dawn.
  • He thinks the others had an uncomfortable night’s sleep but Lucky insisted they lie low in the undergrowth until sunup.
  • He wakes up Daisy, asking her to alert the others.
  • At least the others understood the importance of caution, Lucky thinks.
  • They continue their trail, eager to put more distance between the Fierce Dogs.
  • Lucky says he doesn’t think they’ve found the hole yet, but will try again in the daylight.
  • He realized it wouldn’t be safe to stay in the camp and dreaded breaking the news.
  • Mickey greets them, Sunshine at his heel.
  • Sunshine asks what happened, but Lucky says he’ll tell once they’re all together.
  • The Leashed Dogs all listen, glad that their friends are safe.
  • Sunshine asks if they will track us back here.
  • Lucky says they won’t find them here because they will be moving on.
  • All the dogs are stunned and Sunshine wails in protest.
  • Martha comforts Sunshine while Mickey says they won’t find another place like this one as easily.
  • Bella breaks up the mourning and asks the dogs to pick up their longpaw things.
  • Lucky observes the dogs are different from when they last left, smelling of river water and trees instead of soap and longpaws.
  • He thinks that the Pack is nearly a proper Pack, since there are no more complains and nobody was whining about thorns in their fur.
  • He proudly concludes their dog-spirits are coming alive.
  • Lucky begins to crouch, the dogs follow his actions and Bella asks what’s wrong.
  • Lucky says the field below them is where they saw the yellow longpaws.
  • Lucky observes the field’s surroundings: smoke rising from the tower, sluggish streams of yellow-gray water and the roads beside the field stained with grimy suds.
  • Lucky shuddered and was glad they got away from the terrible place.
  • Ahead of them is a low building surrounded by wire, reminding Lucky of the Fierce Dog home.
  • A longpaw carrying a deer is about to enter the building.
  • Bruno dashes forward, barking a greeting while the others blew their cover.
  • The longpaw shot a bullet over the dogs’ heads, leaving them stunned as it entered the building.
  • Lucky urges them to get away from the door but the others continue to scratch at it.
  • Lucky warns them it wasn’t a yellow longpaw but it still gave them a warning with the loudstick.
  • Bella insists they stop greeting every longpaw since it is not their own.
  • The other dogs apologize for their hasty actions, and they head up the valley.
  • At the top of the hill, they see their old city and the shoreline.
  • The city is torn down and inhospitable.
  • Bella addresses the dogs, claiming it’s a different world.
  • She says how a different world needs a different kind of dog.
  • Bella says they need to leave their longpaw belongings behind.
  • Bella insists they are the past after Mickey protests.
  • Lucky feels proud to hear his litter-sister tell them to listen to their dog-spirits.
  • The dogs protest together, accusing Bella that she doesn’t understand just like her brother.
  • Bella insists they are not coming back.
  • Martha digs a hole, dropping her scarf in it.
  • Bruno followed with his cap, Alfie and his ball, and Sunshine with her glittering leash.
  • Mickey is the only one remaining.
  • He claims he’ll carry the memories for the rest of the Pack.
  • Lucky padded away, letting the dogs howl and mourn their longpaws.
  • Lucky feels glad to be a Lone Dog again.

Chapter 22

  • Lucky finds the valley in the following day.
  • He inspects the valley, where the Leashed Dog Pack could live.
  • The Leashed Dogs believe their longpaw offerings please the Earth-Dog much to Lucky’s hesitation.
  • Lucky announces he’s leaving, much to the protest of the pack.
  • Bella asks if he can stay one more night.
  • He accepts the request but warns them it won’t change his mind.
  • In the new temporary camp, Lucky lays watching the dogs of his temporary Pack work.
  • He’s proud of how far they came.
  • The dogs refused his help, saying he is their guest.
  • The dogs finish their hunting and ask Lucky to eat one of everything as the honored guest in their last meal together.
  • Lucky crunches on the beetle first, pleasing Sunshine.
  • He took care to tear small pieces from every single offering.
  • The other join in and they all wolf down the rabbit and deer.
  • They fall asleep and Lucky has another dream.
  • Instead of the Trap House, it’s just black all around him.
  • Suddenly, dogs are fighting on another to the death in the Storm of Dogs.
  • All around him is fury, pain and terror.
  • He tries to lunge for Daisy, but his paws slip underneath blood that lapped at his paws.
  • All he sees is blood.
  • Lucky wakes up in terror.
  • He realizes it’s dawn.
  • Daisy notices Lucky’s terrified whimpers and asks him if he is alright.
  • Lucky informs her it was just a dream.
  • Daisy says sadly that she’ll miss Lucky so much.
  • Lucky returns the confession, and stands up to give a proper good bye.
  • All the other dogs wake up to give him a good bye.
  • They all thank him for helping them so much and how they will miss him as a friend.
  • Lucky returns the gesture, thanking them for being his friends.
  • He bounds down the hill and leaves the valley before he could change his mind.
  • He’s feeling happy until he hears violent barking.
  • Lucky realizes that it is another strange pack barking that this is their territory.
  • He glances at the crow in the branches ahead as it watches him. He turns around, feeling his pack need him.
  • He concludes his pack is in trouble and he bares his fangs for a fight.
Survivors Cliffnotes
Survivors Books The Empty CityA Hidden EnemyDarkness FallsThe Broken PathThe Endless LakeStorm of DogsA Pack DividedAlpha's TaleSweet's JourneyMoon's Choice

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