I think the whole point was that it was two souls that fell in love with each other. A second girl was born and Alma wanted to stay in town near the clinic because the child had an asthmatic wheeze.
In there was nothing like that on TV. The next week Joe Aguirre sent word to bring them down, another, bigger storm was moving in from the Pacific, and they packed in the game and moved off the mountain with the sheep, stones rolling at their heels, purple cloud crowding in from the west and the metal smell of coming snow pressing them on.
Their lives settle down into a routine, punctuated less often than Jack would like by "fishing trips. Their story begins in Wyoming inwhen Ennis Heath Ledger and Jack Jake Gyllenhaal are about 19 years old and get a job tending sheep on a mountainside.
By rights I should be spendin the night here.
Ennis who remembers what he saw as a boy: "This thing gets hold of us at the wrong time and wrong place and we're dead.