The Sea-Wolf Setting

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The Martinez

The Martinez is a new ferry steamer that plies the route between Sausalito and San Francisco, California. The ferry sinks after a collision with another vessel while Humphrey Van Weyden is a passenger. Besides his own terror and trauma from the sinking as well as the frigid waters of San Francisco Bay, Van Weyden remembers the sound of the women's screaming voices as some passengers survive, and some drown.

The Ghost

The Ghost is the three-masted schooner that, under the direction of Capt. Wolf Larsen, rescues Van Weyden from the waters of San Francisco Bay. Van Weyden awakens from a state of shock to hear Larsen's voice telling crewman Johnson to stop rubbing him back to consciousness. The Ghost, a commercial sealing ship, is Van Weyden's home for the next few months. There he experiences both the brutality and intellect of the man called Wolf and concludes...

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