< The Terror

The Terror
  • Rating: 9,00
  • Year of issue: 2018

The crew of a Royal Naval expedition searching for the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage discovers instead a monstrous predator.

  • An accident at sea cripples a Royal Navy expedition 200 miles from finding the Northwest Passage, forcing its captains to make dire choices.
  • After a long winter trapped in the ice, scouting parties are sent out in search of open water. One of the teams makes a frightening discovery.
  • With something now stalking the ships, the captains debate their options, testing their loyalty to one another against their duty to their crews.
  • A cunning attack on the ships proves the men are not battling an ordinary bear and that the region's Inuit culture may hold a key to their survival.
  • A strange illness begins to show itself while another more familiar one jeopardizes the expedition's most valuable resource: its captain's judgment.
  • With the end of their provisions in sight, officers contemplate a tough, risky strategy while struggling to raise the men's worsening spirits.
  • As the men make new attempts to find rescue, a series of shocking events underscores how vulnerable and exposed their situation has become.
  • Deaths under mysterious circumstances create paranoia among the men, and some of the crew may be considering mutiny.
  • Hope comes in strange forms, and the question of what the men are willing to do to survive begins to be settled in both noble and horrifying ways.
  • The expedition's epic journey reaches its climax as men find themselves in a final confrontation with the Inuit mythology they've trespassed into.