'But what if the eagle gets
tired and has to land?' Kevin was stubborn.
'We'll ... we'll set him down on
a train and crawl forward to the cab. I'll be the engineer.' His mother was tiring, just like the eagle.
'But what if a herd of
caribou block the tracks?' persisted Kevin.
'Then we'll ride on their backs'
replied his mother,
anxiously. 'You'll have to hang on
tight, like this.' She showed how with his
lunch box handle.