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'Yes, he is,' I said, sliding out of the bunk and striving my hardest to keep my voice steady and bold.
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'No, you don't!' Kelly cried, stepping between me and the ladder, his right hand shaped into a veritable strangler's clutch. 'You sneak! I'll shut yer mouth!'
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I found Wolf Larsen in the cabin, stripped and bloody, waiting for me. He greeted me with his whimsical smile.
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'Stability, equilibrium,' he said, relaxing on the instant and sinking his body back into repose. 'Feet with which to clutch the ground, legs to stand on and to help withstand, while with arms and hands, teeth and nails, I struggle to kill and not to be killed. Purpose? Utility is the word.'
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