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The world has its long-awaited King, but there’s an island where an Emperor still reigns; a sovereignty of retired pirates that answer to no one else, and a peace left undisturbed—at least if you know what's good for you. There's a bar there, the seat of an Empress of gentle things, of homely comforts and good liquor, no crown on her head but her authority an undisputed fact.
Sequel to Siren's Call. It’s the end of a voyage, but not the end of their story—not by a long shot. There are many verses still left to sing, sweet and bitter, of the love that endured a long decade and then some; of the marriage that came of it, and the partnership that didn’t flinch at war and separation and distance. And lastly, of the new life it made, conceived in the sun-warmed surf at the junction between two worlds that had once been separate.
- Part 3 of Shanties for the Weary Voyager
It takes a while for him to stay.
Throughout their years of leaving-and-waiting, he's left pieces of himself with her — his heart, and their son. That old, favourite shirt, and a dip in the mattress. His vivre card. And she’ll come to regret the last one, burning through the promise he gave her once, that he would come back. But promises are worth more than the paper they’re written on, and of course he can’t turn down the chance of making a memorable return.
(the wisdom behind that decision is debatable — the fact that it's memorable isn't)