In January of 1898, explorer Robert Walton IV mounted an expedition to the North Pole, Canute was the Eskimo travel guide when Walton came upon the frozen remains of the Frankenstein Monster. Walton recognized the creature from stories passed down to him, and ordered it brought on board. Several superstitious crew members, attempted to destroy the monster but Canute stopped them and when he was then attacked by the crew Walton saved him. This crew then formed a mutiny. During the conflict, a fire broke out in one of the ship's lower cabins, and the intense heat thawed out the Frankenstein Monster.[1]

Revived, the creature lashed out and took a young cabin boy named Sean Farrell as hostage. To make matters even worse, Walton's ship struck an iceberg, killing several crewmen.[2] The ship sunk and the monster attacked the lifeboat, sparing only Walton, Canute, and Sean so they can row to a safe shore together. However, Canute’s allegiance to Walton wanes and he attempts to kill the monster, however Walton stops him by the Monster does not see Canute as a friend anymore. Taking refuge in the wreckage of another ship, the monster bids Walton to finish his story. As the story session ends, the ghost ship the party is resting in suddenly collapses on top of them. .[3]

Robert Walton's ship is trapped within an ice flow. Both his cabin boy Sean and he are gravely injured and Canuke was still trapped in the ship. Due to his attack earlier Frankenstein’s Monster initially refuses to rescue him however he later softens and digs his body out of the wreckage but Canute is already dead.[4]


Captain Walton's Ship

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