It all started when Brian was going to visit his dad in the Canadian Oil Field. All of a sudden the pilot had a heart attack. Brian didn't know if he was dead or not so Brian had to think fast. He did not know how to fly a plane nor call for help . The plane crashed a few moments later. Brian had survived but he was all alone in the middle of no where. Brian did not have much except his hatchet and some money that his mom gave him. He also had the clothes he had on. Brain thought that someone would come and get him in a few days. Do you think Brian will survive? Read the book and find out!!