The Winning Loss"I...I'm sorry Willy," Doc Smith said trying to put a comforting hand on his shoulder. Suddenly Willy sped as fast as he could back to the farm, tears streaming down his face. They were tears of pain and sorrow. Still, his heart was torn by feelings of happiness and joy. As soon as he burst open the front door of the farm house, he was greeted by a pair of outstretched arms. It was Grandpa.More Like This
"Willy, you did it! But where is...oh?" Grandpa said looking down at Willy's arms.
For the next five minutes it was a jumble of hugging, kissing, and crying. Then there was a knock at the door. A large character stepped in. Stone Fox had returned. Grandfather and Stone Fox shook hands but then Stone Fox gestured for Willy to listen closer.
"Willy," he said. "Follow me."
Outside Willy found a large grave that Stone Fox had dug for Searchlight.
"Oh, I...I. Thank you," Willy stuttered while setting Searchlight in the gigantic pit.
They covered her with dirt, snow and a bit of sled that had been broken