A gold prospector Mason, his wife Ruth and their friend Malemute Kid have noticed that their dogs are getting vicious - the dogs watch every food bite they take enviously. Life of a gold prospector is not easy, and it is definitely not easy for their dogs either. However, soon the dogs seem like a secondary problem - Mason has to give up his biggest dream and Malamute Kid has to make a decision no man would ever want to make. The White Silence is an exciting short story by Jack London.Jack London (1876-1916) was an American writer and social activist. He grew up in the working class, but became a worldwide celebrity and one of the highest paid authors of his time. He wrote several novels, which are considered classics today, among these Call of the Wild , Sea Wolf and White Fang .