In Robert Kurson’s book, “Shadow Divers,” he reveals how a group of divers solve one of the last mysteries of World War II. Captain Bill Nagle owns the Seeker which is a charter boat that people can rent to take them to shipwrecks. Nagle is a world renowned deep sea shipwreck diver, because he pushes the limits on how far and where divers can go. Nagle has explored some of the most dangerous shipwrecks such as the Andrea Doria and Texas Tower. He has also retrieved various souvenirs from wrecks such as china dishes and the boat’s bell, but Nagle has massive respect for the history of sunken watercraft.
They were hired to take Buttercup across the Florin Channel to the neighboring country of Guilder to kill her. This would then provide the Prince with the perfect excuse to start a war with Guilder. The plan was ruined, however, when a mysterious man dressed entirely in black defeated the Sicilian Crowd and saved Buttercup. Soon after this, the mysterious stranger revealed to Buttercup that he was actually Westley, Buttercup’s true love who she thought died three years earlier. Now united with Buttercup, Westley was forced to evade the Prince and his men.
Captain Richard Phillips is a American sailor who is captain of the Maersk Alabama that was attacked in 2009. It was attacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Africa and captain Phillips and his crew all survived it all. In 2010 a movie came out about the story of Captain Phillips . Captain Phillips was born on May 16, 1955 in Massachusetts. Captain Phillips has a big family that consists of a wife, son, daughter, father, four sisters, and three brothers.
The skills Odysseus shows in fighting, navigating the seas, crafting, and many other things, help him on his long journey home. After 10 years of voyaging home, Odysseus finally succeeds and makes it to Ithaca. On one of his attempts to go home, he ends up stranded on an island with a Cyclops. Odysseus and his men end up trapped in the Cyclop’s home, and the only way they get out is by Odysseus’ craftiness. He decides to stab Polyphemus, the cyclops, in the eye with a wooden stake.
Everett resembles Odysseus with his quick-wittedness and hubris. Everett’s hubris—his hair obsession—causes the capture of the group. Much like when Odysseus losing his crew due to his prideful nature, Everett’s hubris dooms the escaping convicts after he mistakenly leaves a can of hair product behind. During their journey towards the treasure Everett claims he buries, the group arrives to see a blind man on a flatcar. Seeking passage, the
Splendid summoned King Arthur's men to cut off Splendid's head with the understanding that Splendid would get the opportunity to match Gawain's swing for swing a year and a day later. The second test came the following year when Gawain sets out to face Splendid the Green Knight. After having a great deal of time to ponder what the future may hold, Gawain still embarked on his journey. Gawain not only courageously showed up to his challenge, but did so three days early. Gawain faced his third and final challenge while staying
She was also able to discover that she has many hidden strengths; she just needs to believe in herself. Then in book two of the series, Alina has left the country and is captured by the Darkling. The Darkling loads her on a ship to be brought back to their homeland. At the last second the pirate captain of the ship they are on betrays the Darkling and frees her. We meet several other main characters throughout the series as well such as Alina’s childhood friend Mal and of course the Darkling.
In his short story, “The Most Dangerous Game,” Richard Connell reveals the transformation of an arrogant hunter. Mr. Sanger Rainsford is a talented man who has a knack for hunting. While he and a friend are traveling for a hunting trip to Rio, Rainsford accidentally falls off the boat after hearing a gunshot in the distance. He survives and swims towards the infamous ‘Ship-Trap Island’, realizing out that there is more that meets the eye of the isolated island. After finding clues of inhabitants, Rainsford stumbles upon an enormous building and soon meets General Zaroff, eventually discovering the general’s habits and winning for his freedom off of the island.
In Homer’s Odyssey, Odysseus lies to Athena about his identity in order to keep his homecoming a secret to avoid being killed by the suitors. In his intricate lies he uses great guile and tact. His lies reveal things about the character and the intentions of the person he is lying to. When Odysseus returns home to Ithaca, he uses lying as an protective disguise against strangers. He knows that if the suitors heard about his return he would be killed.
Odysseus’s first main step was to go on a war to save his people and his homeland (Ithaca). He just had a baby (Telemachus) with Penelope his wife so he didn’t want to leave them because he knew that it would take sometime to come back home. He is forced to leave because his homeland was in huge trouble. Odysseus told his men to get ready for war and get the ship 's ready. He takes a few men and a few ships along.