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For some time prior to the opening of our story ships at sea had been met by an enormous object, a long thing shaped like a spindle and infinitely larger and more rapid in its movements than a whale. At times it was phosphorescent. Part 1 Chapter 1, pg 1

Our business is with the monster - the famous narwhal. We are going to rid the seas of it. The author of a thick work on Mysteries of the Unsounded Depths Undersea cannot dodge his duty. Part 1 Chapter 3, pg 26

The monster emerged several fathoms from the water and then gave forth that intense but inexplicable light that had already been reported by various sea captains. Part 1 Chapter 6, pg 39

Was it unintentionally that the Abraham Lincoln pursued me across the seas? That you took passage in the frigate? That your cannonballs rebounded from the plating of my vessel? That Mr. Land struck...

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