Was Larry's accident a "lie"?

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Post by solanaphillip800 » 27 Apr 2019, 07:41

I believe it should be an accident

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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 27 Apr 2019, 10:27

solanaphillip800 wrote:
27 Apr 2019, 07:41
I believe it should be an accident
I didn't get to know the characters origin and what made him tick, but the little I know srill leaves this question in doubt.

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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 27 Apr 2019, 14:24

Ferdinand_otieno wrote:
27 Apr 2019, 10:27
solanaphillip800 wrote:
27 Apr 2019, 07:41
I believe it should be an accident
I didn't get to know the characters origin and what made him tick, but the little I know srill leaves this question in doubt.
I mean, the surprise appearance of the insurance, and he was supposedly looking through the documents(for some time).

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Post by Kibetious » 27 Apr 2019, 15:40

evraealtana wrote:
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Hmm... I think it was real. Septic shock is a terrible way to die, especially since it took him several days to do it. If you were trying to die for the insurance money, I think you would pick a nicer way to go - a quick, clean accident, a beheading, an explosion, etc. Even drowning would be preferable.
It would sound a bit weird that someone would really plan and execute such after going on such a dangerous business venture. Louise also thinks that she is the one who caused the accident by pulling the tug left.
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Post by Kibetious » 27 Apr 2019, 15:44

There would have been other numerous ways to die that could have be easier to plan and execute rather than a cable that snapped. In a way, the cable would have left him severely wounded but not dead. Larry died because he bled much. Louise also blames herself for her husband's death. But nothing is impossible here.
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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 27 Apr 2019, 20:44

kdstrack wrote:
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If you go back and reread location 3782, you will see that it was actually Suzette that discovered the insurance policy - after Larry and Louise were out to sea. Later, Louise confirms that neither of them knew about the policy her father had put in place (loc. 4296). Louise was just jealous of Suzette. She laments (lpc. 3790), "she'd been so wrong about Larry." It was an accident!
Suzette didn't know, but Larry could have known.

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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 27 Apr 2019, 23:02

solanaphillip800 wrote:
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I believe it should be an accident
I doubt that he didn't know about the life insurance policy and if he knew, then it wasn't an accident.

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Post by Zyntarah » 28 Apr 2019, 01:59

In my own opinion I think that it was an Accident. Could Larry Have known about the Insurance Policy?. I think that it would be more complicated for it to be an Intentional Accident. But questions are still left in Doubt.

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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 28 Apr 2019, 11:50

Zyntarah wrote:
28 Apr 2019, 01:59
In my own opinion I think that it was an Accident. Could Larry Have known about the Insurance Policy?. I think that it would be more complicated for it to be an Intentional Accident. But questions are still left in Doubt.
He didn't cause the accident, he utilised it.

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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 28 Apr 2019, 23:01

Ferdinand_otieno wrote:
28 Apr 2019, 11:50
Zyntarah wrote:
28 Apr 2019, 01:59
In my own opinion I think that it was an Accident. Could Larry Have known about the Insurance Policy?. I think that it would be more complicated for it to be an Intentional Accident. But questions are still left in Doubt.
He didn't cause the accident, he utilised it.
He had a chance to dive to safety and he didn't take it.

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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 29 Apr 2019, 06:39

solanaphillip800 wrote:
27 Apr 2019, 07:41
I believe it should be an accident
was the discovery of the insurance claim.

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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 29 Apr 2019, 08:34

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I believe it was an accident, to die a slow death, I find it have to believe that someone would purposefully choose such a death for oneself.
I think to him, he assumed the cable would be instant death.

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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 29 Apr 2019, 09:19

I argue that he could have attempted to dive out the way, but just stood there. With all his experience diving to safety is second instict, that he didn't is telling. And why would he do this if he did not somehow know about the insurance policy and realize his death would be a better life for Louise? I say, he found the policy, realized its value and returned it into the rest of the documents. He had to die while tugging and it had to seem convincing. He could not predict the accident on the Express, the bad weather while tugging or that the cable might snap, but that last one- a cable snapping during tur ulent weather, he definitely could have forseen that. Standing still and expecting an instant death was his idea, but fate intervened to give him a relatively slow one through amputation.

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Post by Kibetious » 29 Apr 2019, 09:36

Ferdinand_otieno wrote:
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TuyetMai wrote:
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I think it was an accident. The money from salvaging the Express was supposed to save their business, so there was no need for Larry to stage his accident. The money from his life insurance was indeed helpful by allowing Louise to pay their crew sooner, but I don't think their business was depending on it.
What makes me question this is Larry feeling like he hadn't given Louise the life she deserved, and seeing Buckhorn's tugs circling their claim on the Express I am not 100% certain that it was an accident.
I am not sure if I have gotten the meaning of this statement but I do not think that Larry would have killed himself to escape the pressure that Buckhorn was bringing.
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Post by Kibetious » 29 Apr 2019, 09:38

Zyntarah wrote:
28 Apr 2019, 01:59
In my own opinion I think that it was an Accident. Could Larry Have known about the Insurance Policy?. I think that it would be more complicated for it to be an Intentional Accident. But questions are still left in Doubt.
I guess he knew about the policy. The question will come on whether he would be desperate to an extent of planning to commit suicide so as to get it. I am still not seeing any conclusive evidence.
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