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In the year of our Lord 1691, the Pico los Torres volcano destroyed the Saint Ignatius mission with a tremendous quake. However, Flint was able to escape the hell that had broken loose outside the gates of Maracaibo. With Anne Bonny standing shoulder-to-shoulder with him, he went to great lengths to make his way to Curaçao. In the hope of taking command of his ship, the Walrus, and leaving behind the abysmal depths of humanity flaunted by the colonial powers, here he contrived his plan that shall make him the most dreaded and richest man of his time. From then on, only his ship, his crew and his destination were of importance to him. According to his plan, he was determined to refrain from ever again doing business with the Spanish, the English, the French, the Portuguese and the Dutch, let alone with the West India Company.  Silver, Bones and Mary struck out on their own. They were about to head to the southwest, to Trinidad or even look for the old trade route to Madagascar. At the same time, Flint and his crew set out for the Virgin Islands group aboard the Walrus and raided on harbour after harbour, city after city and palace after palace. Nobody residing in the ruling houses of the New World was safe from their attacks. Flint, Bonny, Hands, Ben Gunn, Scully and the others had never fought harder for their goal: freedom and wealth. However, in his hiding place at Magens Bay, Flint pursued another plan. He had been looking for the last of the sailors of Hassard Killigrew’s old crew. No other than this fellow would have be able to provide him with valuable information regarding the solution of the riddle surrounding the legendary treasure of silver. A first trail led to the island of Jost van Dyke. In the ‘Jug of the Old Gouda’ tavern, he met a future ally: Jack Rackham, commonly referred to as Calico Jack. The hot-headed young man was fond of wine, women and song and shunned neither adventure nor danger. In other words, he was the ideal partner for Captain Flint. But then, as from the entrance of hell, Stede Bonnet showed up who had been presumed dead. Having knowledge of the treasure of silver and being vested with the power of his far-reaching intrigues, he had gone after Flint, chasing him from the island of the Dutch to Saint Croix and into the clutches of Chevalier de Camembert and abducted the wanted Buzzard, the last of Killigrew’s crew. With cunning tricks and resolute actions, Flint and Rackham made it out of their unpleasant situation. But Stede Bonnet and the Buzzard had already been up and away to Tortola, the governor’s seat of the British Empire. Governor Archibald Meatloaf, Bonnet and his henchman Swan were quite close to their goal of revealing the secret of the treasure when Flint and Calico Jack thwarted their plan. This counter-attack however asked a high price: Anne Bonny and Calico Jack failed to arrive on time at the meeting place they had agreed upon and were taken captive by Swan. Now Flint needed to remain calm. In their hiding place at the Magens Bay, they discussed their options. They questioned Buzzard, who had been rescued before, and accepted him to be part of their crew. They also disclosed the secret of the Spanish lady. They decided that Doña Anna-Dolores of Castile belongs to their loot and thus piled up the amount of gold the crew had carried off, and they passed their judgement on Stede Bonnet they had been able to take captive. Though the crew initially bristled at their captain’s decision, all of them eventually gave in, and soon after they all were chuffed to bits. After all, they did what they did best. All was well in the end, but Flint sold his soul to the devil, and the only man who knew whether Flint may brave the devil was the old buccaneer …