woodes rogers


black sails + historical figures

{eta: please read this regarding anne bonny’s unverified date of death}


Madi Appreciation Week: Friday - Most Empowering Moment

The voice you hear in your head I imagine I know who it sounds like, as I know Eleanor wanted those things. But I hear other voices. A chorus of voices. Multitudes. They reach back centuries. Men and women and children who’d lost their lives to men like you. Men and women and children forced to wear your chains. I must answer to them and this war their war Flint’s war my war it will not be bargained away to avoid a fight, to save John Silver’s life or his men’s or mine.

  • jack rackham: england destroyed my family's way of life, drove my father to an early grave, and tried to put me in debtors' prison when i was a literal child.
  • woodes rogers: well, my family only has ONE summer house. so.

Woodes rogers trying to say that he’s just like Thomas Hamilton because he’s wants to reform Nassau and pardon the pirates is like the captain in season one saying that those two paintings were the same because they both contained fruit plants and tits. One’s just a shallow copy without any of the depth or intention of the original…