Emily: "He plunged his barbed harpoon into the whale's back. And then, with the killing irons, they stab the great beast repeatedly in the neck. They cut the tail tendons, immobilizing the whale, to stop us diving and make it bleed to death all the faster. Later in history they invent an explosive lance that combines the stabbing of the lance with an explosive that detonates once inside of the whale, but at this point it's just lots and lots of stabbing. Well, by now, the whale is spouting buckets and buckets of blood, and...I'll give you a moment."