The White Vault
"It called him.. it was calling him for the last few days now, but by the last night, it had gotten unbearable. He lost the dogs the morning before, but when the sleigh tipped over, it was obvious he had passed the point of no return. But trudging through the snow he realized that he had probably passed that point at basecamp when he held the artifact in his hands for the first time...."
Created as an entry for the FRONTIER - D2 Challenge No.8 with Arqui9, this piece is heavily inspired by the podcast called "The White Vault" and the TV Show "The Terror".