Kissing the gunner's daughter: To bend over the barrel of a cannon for punitive beating with cane or cat-o-nine-tails.
Flint catches Silver eavesdropping on a private conversation.
- Part 4 of Any Port in a Storm
Hard-a-lee: The command given to come about (tack against the wind)
Flint watches Silver turn the men to his side, and remembers someone else - someone he does not want to compare to Silver in any way.
- Part 3 of Any Port in a Storm
Counterflood: To deliberately flood compartments in order to correct a listing ship.
The situation in Nassau has become complicated. The situation between Flint and Silver was always complicated.
- Part 2 of Any Port in a Storm
Fairlead: A ring or hook that keeps a line running true, preventing it from rubbing or fouling.
"I don't want to be a pirate, I'm not interested in the life, I'm not interested in the fighting, I'm not interested in the ships. Don't care much for the sea while we are on the subject." - John Silver
- Part 1 of Any Port in a Storm
Merlin's mum always told him to stay away from Druid festivals. Unfortunately, Merlin never has been any good at listening.
Or, five times Merlin and Arthur shag after waking up accidentally soulbonded together, and one time they don't.
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30 May 2017