Lupito kills the sheriff, and when he is hunted down by the men of the town, they eventually shoot him. Lupito has been in the war, and he has not been the same since he returned. Narciso walks through a blizzard to warn Ultima that Tenorio is threatening her and is killed by Tenorio before he can get there. Antonio witnesses both of these deaths. Florence, the nonbeliever in the story, drowns when he's swimming where he isn't supposed to. HIs death greatly affects Antonio.