Hans and his friend Pete to with raft, that Thornton and his dogs was waiting for him.
Later, Hans like and Pete was surprised by Buck royalte to John Thornton, when John Thornton ordered Buck jump from rock, but thankfully Thornton stopped Buck from jumping.
Friendship with John
During spring, when Johnn Thornton fell in river, Hans and Pete tied rope arund Buck and they manage pull John Thornton out of river.
Later Hans, along with Pete helped Thornton to get money for his bet with Matthewson. And when Thornton win 1600 dollars, Hans together with Pete, John Thornton and Thornton dogs when to looking for lost gold mine.
Sometime, later Hans, along with Pete and Thornton was surprised by Buck who marched out of they camp.
Hans later was killed by Yeehats Indians. Buck found his body shoot with arrows.