Silver (Pirates of the Caribbean: Jack Sparrow #6)
When Tumen and Jean overhear talk of hidden silver, Jack decides that they must seek it out. It might not be gold, but it sure beats bronze. But the Silver they find is not the silver they were expecting. They’ve gotten themselves in trouble again, this time with a brutal pirate named Long John.
medallion, and clearing his name."Fine," Captain Smith said with a strange smile. "If you won't come to us, we'll simply need to bring you over ourselves."Jack smirked, hand to his now-bronze cutlass. Jack's sword was turned to bronze in our previous adventure, Vol. 5, the Age of Bronze]11been waiting for a long time. . . .But Captain Laura Smith didn't order the cannons readied or muskets loaded. She even sheathed her own sword. "Mr. Silverback," she called out. A squat, smart-looking sailor
interrupted by another set of blank, astonished faces from his crew. They weren't looking at him, though. They were looking over his shoulder. "What is it now?" Jack demanded, irritated. "What could possibly be more fascinating than my silvery new tooth?"Tumen just pointed wordlessly behind him. Jack slowly turned around, by now well used to the horrible and unexpected things the sea could produce. Monsters, sirens, half-pickled fish, ships made out of bronze . . .And actually, it was a ship
the pirates rushed about efficiently under Captain Smith's command. Ropes were knotted, sails were made ready, anchors were pulled up--and Mr. Reece took LeftFoot Louis and Silverback below decks. Someday, Jack told himself. Someday, he would have a ship as fine and grand as this one. With a crew that actually listened to his commands.Arabella pointedly refused to look at anyone or anything. Her chin stuck out defiantly, and her arms were crossed.When the captain was finished ordering her men
Tortuga. Well, not a lot of honest options." She gave a wry grin and shook her head. Then she sighed and continued. "This is how it happened, love. I had this habit of listening in on the pirates' conversations-- when you're a barmaid, no one notices you, you know.""I know," Arabella answered before she could stop herself. It was true, and it's what got Arabella started on this adventure as part of Jack's crew. Her mother smiled at the one admission."Well, I overheard this one smuggler telling
was much faster back then. When he was younger," Smith said disgustedly. "Grabbed me by the hair with one hand and grabbed the pistol with the other. He dragged me outside while your father slept upstairs, passed out from the drink." "I tried to run after you . . ." Arabella said, remembering. She couldn't have been more than four or five at the time. It was a blurry memory, filled with noise and crying and fear.. . . and two of Louis's men held you back . . ." her mother continued.. . . and I