Just a Bachelor,
Doing Bachelor Things
Amasa Delano has it all. He's got his own boat, the Bachelor's Delight,
that's practically a man-cave, a sweet gig as a sea captain, and a bunch of
loot. Oh, and he's sitting pretty in St. Maria harbor with his crew—none of
that nasty sailing business for him.
Ghost Ship in the
What's that? A ship with torn-up sails and a weird-looking
figurehead is rolling into the harbor? You can count on Captain Delano to
investigate. There's nothing he loves better than to step off his nice,
comfortable ship to help out a fellow sailor.
Climax (Crisis, Turning Point)
Babo's Shaving Shop
is Open for Business
Delano's noticed more than a few sketchy things going on
aboard the San
Dominick, but the weirdest by far is when Babo cuts his master
while giving him a shave. Does that sound like a minor thing? Well, you could
cut the tension with a straight razor when Babo's lathering up (and slicing)
Did You Fall From
Heaven, Benito Cereno?
Cereno may have fallen into Delano's arms like a ton of
bricks, but his desperate attempt to escape signals the second major turning
event. His crazy jump prompts Babo to try to cut him (a second time) and
suddenly, the jig is up for the crew of the San
Following the Leader,
Wherever He May Be
The trial is almost an after-thought, but it gives us a
pretty thorough explanation of the slave rebellion aboard the San Dominick. The
real shocking resolution, though, is finding out exactly how connected Babo and
Benito Cereno really were. Shortly after Babo is executed, Benito Cereno makes
like one of the Lost Boys in Peter Pan and follows his leader to the grave.