1-is-want

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I don’t believe you did any of this for a pardon or a passage to Nassau or to be able to walk away from anything. I think you intend to reclaim your captaincy. I think you intend to take control of this ship. And then I think you intend to return to that beach, armed to the teeth, and seize every last ounce of gold off of it. And I think you’re going to need my help to do it. Tell me I’m wrong.

3

"So is it my turn tomorrow, then?"
"Certainly not!" His face was teasingly outraged. "I told you I wasn’t done, didn’t I?"
"What more is there?"
"You’ll find out tomorrow." He reached across to open my door for me, and his sudden proximity sent my heart into frenzied palpitations.