October 31, 2020

  “Hot… Hot… Burning up inside. Smothering outside.” Whether she thought it or spoke it aloud, Grace O’Malley, Captain of the Siren Song, could not be certain. She was certain, however, that she was unbearably hot and bound up in something steaming wet and heavy. All was darkness, silence, and discomfort. She had to get…

February 15, 2020

Father Miguel raised his head from the edge of his bed. He had kneeled beside it for his early morning prayers. “Did I doze off again?” he wondered. The room was still dim as the pale pre-dawn light began to creep in through the one small window of his sleeping chamber. He stood and stretched….

January 25, 2020

With the success of those first small captures, the crews of both the Siren Song and La Columbe voted in resounding favor for raiding Guayaquil. During the 200 mile cruise the men dreamed of the riches stockpiled in the largest port on the Pacific coastline. Guayaquil had long since established itself as a center of…

January 9, 2020

Following the invitation to luncheon, Captain Caseau offered the help of several of his crew to finish work on the barque. Soon the beach was alive with activity as the French sailors set to work with the motley crew of the Siren Song. Grace, Bartolo, and Henry Quintor were soon welcomed aboard La Columbe and…