To Build a Fire

To Build a Fire Characters

The man

The protagonist is a lone hiker on a side trail in the Yukon Territories. His age and other physical details included are not provided. He seems to be a young adult to middle-aged. He has… (read full character analysis)

The dog

The man’s traveling companion is a wolf-like dog with a gray coat, an animal native to the area, and described as not so different from a wild wolf. The dog, unlike the man, does… (read full character analysis)