Master Jo Anne watches in utter surprise as Melinda’s expression blossoms into hate and rage as she replies, “To feast on Barthadrow and his crew.”
“This one is injured,” says the tall, dark Horse Man with the bulging chest muscles that ripple as he speaks down towards the Captain.
The planks of the deck, the sails, and everything else are suddenly tinted a semi-translucent brandy colour.
Oli and ‘Wheel Turner’ return to the Nagua. They find out the Cannibal ship is following the Surprise.
First Mate ‘One Eye’ Olanis sings a song about Captain Crazy Bumbee and the Endless Waterfalls to Helmswoman ‘Wheel Turner’ Synthia.
The Nagua is anchored by an atoll where First Mate ‘One Eye’ Olanis and Helmswoman ‘Wheel Turner’ Synthia look for fresh water.
“We try sushi tomorrow!” Umi says with a devilish laugh as she puts her kimono robe back on and ties it tight with the sash.
‘Ship Protector’ Umi stares over the starboard side of the Nagua. The Captain insisted she only have five girls with her, including Zala and Aarini.
Master-at-arms ‘Dizzying Blade’ Sadie yawns as she buckles on her rapier and slips throwing knives into each of her boots.
As she and ‘Wheel Turner’ head towards the stern Master Jo Anne grabs a mop from a chest fixed under the main mast.
“I saw her take out three of Barthadrow’s men when we stole the pregnancy ship for the Queen of Pirates,” She hears ‘Wheel Turner’ warn.
“I’m pretty fast myself,” she says patting the pommel of her rapier.