The Sandman Vol. 8: World's End - Hob's Leviathan Summary & Analysis

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Hob's Leviathan Summary

Brant has a brief conversation with an apparent boy named Jim. Brant claims it's June 1993, while Jim claims the date as September, 1914. The next story is told by the seventeen-year-old woman who calls herself Jim and dresses as a boy. Jim was born a bastard in Sydney, Australia, c. 1897, and at the age of thirteen ran away to live the life of a sailor. Jim took employment on Spirit of Whitby sailing to Singapore, transferred to Pyramus sailing to Bombay, and deserted into Sea Witch sailing to Liverpool. Sea Witch is captained by Burgrave, a competent if vitriolic man, and owned by Mister Gadling. Gadling arrives in Bombay to take passage to Liverpool aboard Sea Witch, and this infuriates Burgrave who detests having passengers aboard his fast-sailing cargo ship; as owner, however, Gadling is ascendant. Jim is appointed Gadling's steward. The passage begins fair but...

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