The seawater is saltier, we're getting close to land!
Concern for Crew
Dedication to Task
HOW IS HE STILL ALIVE?!
"Magellan even relied on the taste of the seawater to guide the fleet" (Bergreen).
"We only ate old biscuit reduced to powder, and full of grubs, and stinking from the dirt the rats had made on it... we drank water that was yellow and stinking" (Pigafetta).
"Magellan had his right leg pierced by a poisoned arrow... an Indian succeeded in thrusting a cane lance into the captain's face... on account of a javelin wound he received in his right arm" (Pigafetta).