"What sort of future can a pirate have? A man whose only fate can be an unmarked grave in the ocean's abyss or the end of a hangman's rope?"
The life of a thief is truly magnificent. They follow a path of stealing things to fool their needs; afraid of the dangers, but too young to realise the impact of their actions.
And then they grow up to become the best of the best, stealing for a greater porpuse. The dangers of the past can no longer affect them in the chaotic beauty of the seas.
However, secrets may do so. Long memories of the past that show up here and there, attempting to break the bonds of trust among crews and family. Most importantly, to torture the mind of the thief, a new member on board.
Shon started walking his way around the deck, collecting all the tools he possibly needed. Tim and I kept an eye on him from inside my sleeping quarter, our bodies hidden in the shadows. A whistled, familiar melody from last night came from my right, Tim's fingers tapping with the rhythm on his thigh. I stood in absolute silence, eyebrows furrow……