The Question and Answer section for Call of the Wild is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Merecedes is Hal's sister, she whines, cries, and causes problems throughout. As we see in Chapter 5, she's self-centered. Her presence not only slows the team down but exhausts the animals when she insists upon riding on the sled. Even...
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Chapter Five: Similes
"They're weak as water."
"..... she attacked the belongings of her men and went through them like a tornado."