In the novel the crew of the Pequod sees bad omens and understands that this voyage will be their last

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In the novel the crew of the Pequod sees bad omens and understands that this voyage will be their last. The main characters of the crew are Ahab, Ishmael, and Starbuck, Stubb and Flask, the three mates of the Pequod all believe in fate, prophecy, and even the ability to see the future. They each find themselves surrounded by bad omens but do not turn away from the ill fated voyage of the Pequod because they believe their fate has already been laid out for them and that they can do nothing but follow in its footsteps. g g g