Captain Ahab is a mad captain. He wants to kill the White Whale. The White Whale is called Moby Dick. No sailor or whaler has been able to kill Moby Dick.
He’s a strong whale with a bad temper. He has lots of harpoons stuck in his skin from all the men that have tried to kill him.
Captain Ahab has tried to kill Moby Dick before. Moby Dick took off Captain Ahab’s leg. Captain Ahab has to use a peg-leg now. Captain Ahab wants revenge on the White Whale. He has a good crew on his ship. Ishmael is a sailor on the ship. He tells the story of Captain Ahab and Moby Dick.