His response confirms the omen that was revealed when he asked the stones if he would find his treasure because the his fate is in his own hands and based on the choices he makes, he will decide his own fate.
Does Santiago die in the Alchemist? Santiago is introduced in the novel as a shepherd, and although he sells his sheep to travel to the Pyramids of Egypt, he continues to reflect on his life as a shepherd throughout the novel.
It teaches us that when a person really desires something, the whole universe will conspire to help that person realise his dream.
The main character in this novel is a young boy named Santiago.
He helps Santiago connect with the Soul of the World.