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Panel 1 [View of both men on either side of the agent’s desk. Hanshaw is opening his manifest book and reaching for a pen. Lawrence is looking on with a bit of anxiety.]

HANSHAW:
Understand you the details of the flyer?

LAWRENCE:
I believe so.

HANSHAW:
Your name?

LAWRENCE:
Lawrence Manner.

HANSHAW:
Age?

LAWRENCE:
Twenty-six.

Panel 2 [Close shot of Hanshaw starting to write in his book.]

HANSHAW:
Right, Mr. Manner, you get your $75 just before putting to sea. We’ll mark you down for the 1/180th lay on whatever the Valor brings back, to be paid out ‘pon her return.

Panel 3 [Hanshaw looking bored as he starts to write down Lawrence’s information]

HANSHAW:
Come back on here 15th of November to procure your outfit and sign the articles. The Valor departs the following morn, half past five. Don’t miss it. Pleasure doing business.

Panel 4 [Lawrence stepping back slightly, looking a bit suspicious/surprised]

LAWRENCE:
That’s it then?

Panel 5 [Hanshaw smiles wryly.]

HANSHAW:
Remarkable, ain't it? All the wealth and glories of whaling right here to be took, for those men brave ‘nough to take it.
That’s it then.