She realizes the screams are not coming from her dream, but are real, and happening.
“Don’t worry about flicking your hair,” Amelie tells Althea as she attempts again to demonstrate the proper combination of footwork and arm movement when using a sword.
Amelie groans and nods her head. Taking in a deep breath she says in Arsema’s direction, “Oh to be a mermaid at this moment.”
She and the Captain stop talking for a moment. Baffled at the sight of the Cannibal woman Melinda sauntering up to Captain Peg leg.
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.”
“You were eating Peg leg’s left hand?” she hears Zala ask the Cannibal girl as they catch sight of ‘Wheel Turner’ talking to the ‘Ship Builder’. She notices that they brought the pinnace farther up the stony shore now that the tide is in.
“This one is injured,” says the tall, dark Horse Man with the bulging chest muscles that ripple as he speaks down towards the Captain.
Master Jo Anne asks Janet to sting a song to–safely–awake Master-at-arms ‘Dizzy Blade’ Sadie.
First Mate ‘One Eye’ Olanis asks Kitkun, known as Raven for her hair and keen eyesight to watch from the Crow’s Nest, to see if she can see either the Surprise or the Cannibal’s ship.
The planks of the deck, the sails, and everything else are suddenly tinted a semi-translucent brandy colour.