Dead calm on board, at the mast and at the sea
In a period of oppression and slavery, piracy is an exceptionally liberating and democratic initiative. On board, everyone has the right to vote and act, despite the hierarchy. Therefore, a captain must be, besides a skilled navigator, a charismatic and persuasive wolf in an unstable sheep herd.
There is no loyalty when one is cruel to the crew, but neither there is trust when one is nice. If you are tender, you will convince only the fools. If you are abusive, not all will beg for mercy. Nor barbarian or noble, nor fair or treacherous, buy always strong.
Going towards Nassau, captain Benjamin Hornigold sails close to bays and ports, which makes him vulnerable. A famous pirate leader, Hornigold plays an important role as an adviser for ex-corsairs and sailors and works to help rebuild Nassau and establish it as a true republic.
New Providence Island, a pirates' hideout since the beginning of the buccaneers' era, has become a colony base for English Corsairs. Its current residents declare it the big den of thieves.