In the story “ On the Rainy River”, A Young man named Tim was drafted into war, and his only escape was Canada. Along his trip he came across a cabin owned by Elroy. Elroy gave Tim food and shelter, and gave him a chance to make a life changing decision. Elroy Knew what Time was going through, because he had lived it before. Elroy gave Tim the necessities to stay so that he could stay and figure his life out.
When Tim first arrives at the cabin, he gets this overall feeling that Elroy just knows what going on with his life. Now this is a little weird cause Tim never told Elroy about the war or about running away from death; ELroy just knew. With Elroy's knowledge he provided