“What is the cost of ambition? What comes of a life that forsakes The Good in pursuit of The Goal? The answer is what haunts us-torments us-with relentless fervor. It is the Monster that lurks in the quiet-the Thing that inhabits the dark.
For a grizzled seafarer, it is the specter that has plagued the journey of his life. But finally, a time of reckoning has come. Tossed about in a torrent of reproach, will the waves overwhelm him? Or may redemption truly be won? Does hope yet remain for a wayward soul on the journey of repentance? When the clouds break and the seas calm, will anyone survive to see the blushing dawn? Only time will tell…”