The Captain’s Seas

The Sea Wolf

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” The wind had been momentarily increasing, and the sun, after a few angry gleams, had disappeared. The sea had turned a dull leaden grey and grown rougher, and was now tossing foaming whitecaps to the sky. We were travelling faster, and heeled farther over. Once, in a gust, the rail dipped under the sea, and the decks on that side were for the moment awash with water that made a couple of the hunters hastily lift their feet.”

                         –  Jack London

The seas are brutal. Only few can truly survive the deep seas. To spend most of your life on the ocean requires a tough boat and a tough leader. The Ghost and Wolf Larsen meet these standards. I feel like the best way to describe the setting of The Sea Wolf is to compare…

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