Two months ago he encountered a royal Spanish galleon full of gold and jewelry going back to Spain from the colonies. Francis captured it and plundered everything they had.
He was on the sea for long time, and since his last conquest, he had been thinking about the break. He has become very rich and there was no need to risk his life anymore. Only one thing disturbs his sleep: five months ago, he was wounded in his left arm during a battle. It didn't seem serious, he has had a few cuts in his life. But this one hadn't been healing. Even more - it became dark, almost black.
He stopped in a hidden, secret, silent bay of one of the countless Caribbean islands. One evening Francis shared a part of the treasure among his crew members, of course he kept the biggest part of the treasure for himself. He disappeared for three days journeying into the jungle and hid his part of the treasure in a secret place.
A few weeks later they arrived at Port Royal. The crew disappeared immediately, spending their earnings in the many port taverns. Francis went first to an old friend who knew something about medicine and who had patched him up many times before. His friend gave him hope that he will be able to cure him, but he will need the help of his crew.
The Captain knew that the only person in his crew worth his trust is Anne, his daughter....