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Any theories on how Sam survived, but Jake didn't?


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Initial post: Mar 8, 2010 10:02:11 PM PST
Krej says:
I can't seem to figure out why Sam survives and is totally human in the end, whereas Jake dies. Shouldn't it have been opposite like they thought, or was it that they had to be in wolf form to survive? Just wondering what everyone thought...

Posted on Mar 12, 2010 11:42:05 AM PST
E. Ragsdale says:
It's because he didn't get the whole dose of the meningitis injection. Jack would have survived too if they hadn't given him so much.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 14, 2010 5:46:28 PM PDT
Ian says:
In addition to receiving half the dose of the meningitis bacteria, Sam also had a stronger will and purpose to survive than Jack: Grace. I like to think that that was part of it, too.

Posted on Mar 15, 2010 5:33:05 PM PDT
Firefly says:
Uh, spoilers much?

Posted on Jun 26, 2010 10:57:15 PM PDT
Because Sam turend Into a wolf right after and Jack didnt???

Posted on Jul 28, 2010 5:24:47 PM PDT
Caitie Jean says:
Well, I guess I'm not reading the book now, you jerk.

Posted on Aug 2, 2010 2:22:09 PM PDT
mtlvrkmb says:
I don't see how peole posting here are jerks. It isn't their fault that they're posting on a forum that asks their personal theories. It's your fault for reading their comments that gives moments of the book away when you didn't read it first. Don't be name-calling when you were in the wrong.

Posted on Aug 3, 2010 2:59:19 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Aug 3, 2010 3:00:13 PM PDT
Caitie Jean says:
I wasn't talking about the people posting, I was talking about the topic poster. I was just scrolling down the product the page and saw it. Get your facts straight.

Posted on Aug 3, 2010 7:04:31 PM PDT
Bookd says:
Have a little class Caitie, if you wee afraid of findidng out anything you shouldn't be looking here.

Posted on Aug 4, 2010 6:49:51 PM PDT
Caitie Jean says:
I wasn't looking here! I was just looking at the product page and saw it when I scrolled down. Jeez, I already said that.

Posted on Aug 5, 2010 10:36:34 AM PDT
Ace says:
To be fair, this showed up in my "discussions that might interest you" and I was glancing down the topics you couldn't avoid it. A little spoiler courtesy would have been nice.

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Posted on Jan 15, 2012 7:59:05 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 15, 2012 8:00:23 AM PST
Don't let this discussion stop you from reading the book. I just finished reading it and immediately started reading it again. It's not just how it ends that makes the book enjoyable. It's the story as it unfolds.

Posted on Jan 10, 2013 4:28:08 PM PST
Book-a-holic says:
This question is answered in the succeeding books.
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Initial post:  Mar 8, 2010
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