[Northkeep] An Invasion Averted
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Tue Dec 6 19:08:20 PST 2011
Rofl!!! That's just cool :)
On Dec 6, 2011, at 1:25 AM, "Susan O'Neal" <catmafia03 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Vivat, wonderful paintings you shared of your plunder.
> On 12/5/11, Jennifer Carlson <talana1 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Yesterday Diarmaid and I, having heard that there were foreign vessels in
>> port in Muskogee, went to see for ourselves. We did indeed find two fine
>> Caravels, well-fitted and manned, but also certain signs that aroused our
>> suspicion. The craft both claimed to belong to Spain, and indeed were
>> flying the quartered arms of Aragon and Castile and the sigils of Ferdinand
>> and Isabella, the sovereigns of those kingdoms.
>> But their sterns bore inscriptions that hinted at the Kingdom of the East,
>> and the crew spoke not with the musical rhythms of the Iberian Peninsula,
>> but drawls of the Gulf Coast. It soon became clear that what we were
>> looking at was a cleverly disguised Trimarian invasion fleet. Fortunately,
>> the harbor master was open to a bribe, and within minutes we were aboard and
>> raised Northkeep’s standard without bloodshed.
>> Therefore, we present to Their Excellencies Facon and Keigan the vessels
>> Santa Clara, called “Nina,” of sixty-five feet in length and an
>> eighteen-foot beam and eighty tons displacement; and the Pinta, eighty-five
>> feet in length, twenty-four foot abeam, and displacement of one hundred and
>> one tons.
>> We’ll discuss our prize money at a later date.
>> In servicio,
>> Damn, this privateering thing is easier than I thought.
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