The Scribbling Scholar draws the readers’ attention on the effects of the latest hurricane which had affected all the West Indies.
The French-British co-operation got strengthened
and the British ship got the needed assistance. Hunting together, both for bigger game and turtles
, and exchanging stories and life experiences got for strengthening friendships. One of the British petty officers got the ride of his life, on a turtle’s shell! In the meantime, love stories and helpless jealousies
are also developing, when there are ladies aboard…
On the privateer ship, two equally quiet sailors, bound by a promise each
, are learning to trust each other. The captain is worried about the ship’s discipline, and after granting well-deserved promotions, Gnawty Ned becomes a legitimate sailor
with his place in the ship articles… Would he sign them with his paw mark? However, it seems Little Jack won’t have the same fate
A certain privateer is now officially the pirate doctor’s apprentice
, and his first patient in his new quality was an older sailor
The tensions between the pirates and privateers escalated during the trip to the lake
, with one of the privateers looking for trouble, and later, the same one was nearly shooting dead
another pirate. Luckily, the quartermasters were watching over the enforcement of the agreement between the two ship captains, and nothing went too wrong.
The unusual situation of being stranded on Inagua got some long-lost friends reunite
, despite the fact that a former pirate had repented in due time and he is now a privateer. In the Man-of-War Bay, though, the French rear-admiral had been seen seeking the company of a British common sailor
both on the shore and, later, inviting him to his cabin. He intends digging up a mystery, but… what do the sailors speculate, given that he had been the subject of another scandal six months ago?
Gossipers are everywhere. What have the pirate doctor and her stroll companion found
? Is there a treasure too, or should we feel only love in the air? The pirates have speculated enough seeing them leaving together for a walk…
Speaking about all kind of speculations, the friendly teasing between the pirate sailing master and another pirate got public
during the last joint expedition between the pirates and the privateers. Some people are wondering what’s happening between them two and what would the sailing master’s new fiancée say about this situation… But the sailing master has another woman in his thoughts now – not as a love interest though; it’s a matter of honour
he is trying to solve with the privateers’ help, and this has his fiancee’s full endorsement…
On Inagua, treasures seem to be everywhere, older or newer. It takes, though, some lucky fellows to really find it! The pirate quartermaster, caught in a discussion with his captain, has shown him a Native statue
made of stone, while the French Navy master’s mate has given to a lady a gold pendant
of the same origin. A French Navy sailor falling from the rigging discovered a shipwreck
which treasures got seen, at the same time, by a swimming British Navy sailor. How will the treasure get shared? Another lucky pirate is calling his crewmates after having found a chest with dubloons
. Is this a so lucky island?Witnessing the aftermath of the hurricane on a desert island in the West Indies is thrilling - look out for further news!