Sam turned as white as the sails. "Keelhauling is REALLY nasty, guys. They tie you on the end of a rope."
"So?" I said. "That doesn't sound so bad."
Sam continued. "Yeah, but then they drag you along the razor-sharp barnacles attached to the bottom of the ship. You bleed to death — if you don't drown first."
"Okay," I had to agree, "THAT sounds bad."