The Change In Mentality
The whale continued to carry Nan for what she claims to be around 10 minutes, which is an unimaginably scary experience. Hauser’s opinion of the sea had for once changed, and she was genuinely worried for her life.
She is quoted as having said that she was prepared to lose her life. “I tried to get away from him for fear that if he rammed me too hard, or hit me with his flippers or tail, that would break my bones and rupture my organs. If he held me under his pectoral fin, I would have drowned.”