||A storm comes up as George and his grandfather return from a small island off Newfoundland, and they are forced to take shelter on the ice.
|Editors Note 1
||At the beginning of spring, George and his grandfather sail to a small island off the coast of Newfoundland to visit George's grandmother's grave, but on the way back a storm comes up and the two of them are forced to take shelter on the ice.
|Editors Note 2
||Spring has come and George sails with his grandfather to an abandoned fishing outport so the old man can visit his wife?s grave. On their return, they are caught in a fierce storm. They pull their boat onto an ice floe and take shelter under the boat. As the ice breaks up under them, the old man shows the courage and dignity he wants his grandson to remember.