You want to bring the land and sea together? You raise this building to your own vain ambition? You're deluded. The world is afraid of you...and it should be. You will never be whole, Arthur Curry. Never. I have come to end the fear.
In the 1700's there was a pirate captain named Madame Langrock, who was feared more than any other. It was said the sea was on her side. Her power was rumored to come from a Black Pearl ring she wore-- a pearl rife with magic.
I've got a bomb inside my head. I have to be here. I can't go anywhere. But you can! So what's keeping you here?!