This is the final blog in A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates! until the New Year. I will still be posting articles, book reviews, and if all goes well, more interviews.
The deck is filling up with most of the girls. Sadie hears ‘One Eye’ playing her mandolin as she instructs Aarini how to turn the wheel. “Straight ahead, for the wind is directly behind us,” ‘One Eye’ instructs in a sing-song voice.
The water in the channel to the sea has white caps now. She bites her lower lip in concentration. In the light of the two moons she can see boulders to the port and starboard. “Stay be forward ye cranky dawdler!” she shouts out.