Needless to say, Blackbeard was not amused, and we found ourselves hauled over to one of the 22 cannons on board. "There are a heap o' things I don't like," Blackbeard roared, "and number one at the top o' the list is being laughed at!" He threw us to the ground.
"Fire this cannon, lads!" he thundered. "And you'd better do it right proper, now. I'm beginnin' to think you're nay pirates at all!"