Currently in disfavor, Captain Robert Falcon Scott is an explorer without an expedition. Finding rivalry not only abroad but amongst his peers at home, he is secretly overjoyed when Shackleton's expedition to the South Pole fails spectacularly.
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I've always found it unwise to underestimate the British.
Why? Experience teaches them only one thing: that they are British, and therefore pre-eminent. But Nature is deaf to such things: she cannot hear the tunes of glory.