S.O.S. I need your help. I am injured, near death, and too weak to hike out of here. I am all alone, this is no joke. In the name of God, please remain to save me. I am out collecting berries close by and shall return this evening. Thank you, Chris McCandless. August?
A neatly written note on a page torn out of a Nikolay Gogol novel and taped to the opened rear exit door of a bus in the Alaskan wilderness – 1992. From Into the Wild.