You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings. I arrived here yesterday, and my first task is to assure my dear sister of my welfare and increasing confidence in the success of my undertaking.

– Mary Shelley

Frankenstein, Robert Walton in “Letter 1”. Robert’s journey was not approved by his sister as she thought poorly of the enterprise. This foreshadows the coming of danger to the captain of the ship.