The Old Mogul

Ahab’s appellation, given to him who knows when, ‘The Old Mogul’ contains within it reverence, awe and fear. Ahab is described as being a man cut from stone, a singular vision of human power and ferocity, and his livid personality enchants the crew.

There is often a player who boldly faces whales they could never match, and tosses sailors to the sea like so many pawns in a deeper game. It is for this defiant, heedless nature, that the player responsible for the most sailor deaths is granted this merciless characterization.

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