I will not
The reader may have forgotten, but certainly Victor Frankenstein has
not, that he deserted the ice floe on which Walton's crew had discovered
him and boarded the sailing vessel only because its course lay to the
north, the destination toward which his pursuit of the Creature was
leading him (Letter 4.3). Now that
Walton's ship veers to the south, remaining aboard can no longer serve
his purpose, which is as single-minded in its vengeance as ever.