There are no signs that things are going to slow down.
Nan’s whale assailant pushed her further and further away. Nan was establishing a space between herself and her research vessel, and she would soon be out on the wide ocean.
It’s hard to put into words how unique this kind of action is. Nan would normally avoid touching whales when dealing with them. But this whale wasn’t simply brushing up against her; he was keeping contact and dragging her away from her boat.
To make matters worse, they looked to have company after a time.
Another massive aquatic creature emerged from the depths.