Jack Samson, a strong man of 26 Had decided to try his SUV in a little bit of cross-country travel, he had great fun zooming over the badlands and through the sand, got lost, hit a big rock, and then he couldn't get the car started again. There were no cell phone towers anywhere near, so his cell phone was useless, his parents were out of state, and his friends had no idea he was out here.
He stayed with the car for a day or so, but his one bottle of water ran out
and he was getting thirsty. He thought maybe he knew the direction back, now that he'd paid attention to the sun and thought he'd figured out which way was north, so he decided to start walking. He figured he only had to go about 30 miles or so and he'd be back to the small town he'd gotten gas in last.
He thinks about walking at night to avoid the heat and sun, but based upon
how dark it actually was the night before, and given that he has no flashlight, he's afraid that he'll break a leg or step on a rattlesnake. So,