In the morning, Ishmael wakes Queequeg up, because he cannot get out of bed unless Queequeg moves. Queequeg shaves using his harpoon as a razor, which shows how hardy and tough Queequeg is. The pair go downstairs to the main room of the inn and eat breakfast. After breakfast, Ishmael goes for a walk around town.
Ishmael returns to the inn and offers to help Queequeg read a book. After Ishmael helps him Queequeg does a strange ritual and says that he and Ishmael are lifetime friends. Then they set off for Nantucket
Queequeg and Ishmael arrive in Nantucket. The next day Ishmael wakes early to go see if he can find a ship to join the crew of.
Ishmael finds him and Queequeg a spot on a whaling ship called the Pequod. When he returns he finds that Queequeg has been praying all day. After breakfast Ishmael and Queequeg go to the Pequod and the Pequod’s owner, Mr. Peleg, doesn’t seem to like Queeq...
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...heir boat. Ishmael and the rest of the crew see Ahab’s private whaleboat crew for the first time. We learn that Ahab’s harpooner is named Fedallah. The ship’s crew believe that Ahab’s crew are devils, and are hesitant to chase the whale, until Stubb points out that even devils can kill whales. As the whaleboat crews race toward the whale a storm sets in. Queequeg spears the whale and the whale tosses their whale boat. As the whaleboat crew swims back to their boat the line is lost. the crew is stranded. As morning breaks the whaleboat is almost run over by the Pequod, but they all jump out. The rest of the crew pull them onto the Pequod.
One night, as they are sailing towards the Cape of Good Hope, Fedallah spots a spout. However come morning no whale can be seen. Days later they see the same mysterious spout at midnight. they try to chase the spout down but lose it.
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