Evil men but with looks and attitude that commanded attention and admiration.
The whole scene is infused with eroticism and drama. The lighting treatment is atmospheric and alluring and through it you get a sense of Greasetank's underlying artistic prowess. At this stage he is still wrestling with the usual problem of creating clothing in CGI, but the facial expressions of the two sailors are very arresting, the older one's determined grimace seemingly borrowed from 'Popeye'.
*it's my supposition that this is a homophobic attack, Greasetank's pictures often accompanied stories and I'm not familiar with this one. There are internet sites that reproduce these stories.