Jesse and Crystal were lucky to be alive after the seaplane crash, but trekking out of the wilderness wasn't Crystal's idea of a normal mode of travel. Jesse insisted the search and rescue people wouldn't be able to spot them and it was the only chance for survival. Trusting Jesse was Crystal's only alternative, and in doing so she found the strength to face her past and commit to the future.
They are trapped in a van that crashed off a mountain road in a blizzard. Earlier Rachel's testimony had convicted Jack. Now, forced to confront each other for the first time since the trial, Rachel accuses him of being a liar and a worthless human being. Disoriented,she tries to walk through the blizzard to safety. Jack must decide to whether to risk his life to save her and then face her family.
During the 1980's I was the Captain of Nespelem District Tribal Emergency Services. Fire, Ambulance, Rescue and Search and Rescue.
We were over worked and underpaid but none of us could imagine any other kind of life. We were Tribal members taking care of our own and this was our story.