By Elizabeth Havercroft
Ahoy, associates! do you want to understand what lifestyles is like on a pirate send? Then come live to tell the tale board for the subsequent 365 days. try out those 8 action-packed scenes for a bird's-eye view of the lifestyles and paintings of pirates at the open seas. See how the pirates assault a boat, care for a whale, and deal with a hurricane. continue your eye at the calendar too. through spending a complete yr with the pirate team, you could watch occasions spread because the seasons swap.
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