‘Lady of the Sea’ – The Tale of the Devil’s Passage

(For the previous chapters, visit the Lady of the Sea‘s main page) Supper is always a pirate’s favourite time. After a hard day’s labour and maybe some plundering and canon-blowing, the men are finally able to rest their legs – be they wooden or otherwise – and gather around food and drink skillfully prepared by […]

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‘Lady of the Sea’ – The Mission

(For the previous chapters, visit the Lady of the Sea‘s main page) Azov’s pirates had been sailing all night when their captain rounded them up to reveal the news as the sun came up. The big sea bear cleared his throat and tried his best to look cool and collected. “As you know,” he began, […]

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‘Lady of the Sea’ – Jonah

[For the previous chapters, check the Lady of the Sea‘s main page] What a useless little vermin, thought Isola to herself. That is the problem with the overly ambitious and under-intelligent: they act hastily and on impulse. ‘Planning’ is too big a word to fit in their tiny little skulls. Not that Peafowl knew any […]

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‘Lady of the Sea’ – The Messenger

[For the previous chapters, check the Lady of the Sea‘s main page] All the ship’s crew was up and gathered around the rear. They were chattering and pointing excitedly, as if they couldn’t believe their eyes. Azov walked towards them, looking very annoyed. This was no attack, or else they would all be in their […]

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‘Lady of the Sea’ – Prelude

Most of the pirates were unable to sleep that night. Some of them had heard this old tale before, when they were young boys, but only bits and pieces and never while sailing high at sea on a full moon night. How did the baby survive when she showed no signs of being alive and […]

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