The Call of the Wild
by Jack London
Thornton Timeline and Summary
- Thornton saves Buck from death by club/starvation/will to die.
- He gets in a bar fight but is saved by Buck.
- He almost drowns but, once again, is saved by Buck.
- Thornton wins a ton of money by betting Buck can pull an enormous load.
- In an attempt to get rich quickly, Thornton and his friends search for gold and some lost cabin.
- Thornton et al. are killed by natives.