Everybody had been making fun of Dr. Harvey because he said there was such a thing as the giant squid.
The killing of a giant squid had been preceded by a specific guess that linked it to meteoric falls in the Luzon Deep.
Another flare swept from the fishing boat's deck in the direction of the giant squid.
"I presume you mean that a giant squid or cuttle fish has attacked us," spoke the professor.
The Judge says the world is full of marvels and I fancy, your encounter with that giant squid is one of them.