The main problem with a pirate ship is: there's only so far you can run. Fred zigged. I zagged. Sam zipped and zoomed. But for some reason, we could never get close to Blackbeard's cabin, where The Book was still waiting for us. Instead we ended up huddled at the base of the mainmast, with pirates closing in all around.
"It's been nice knowing you guys," said Sam.
"Yeah, you guys have been great pals," I said.
"Come on," Fred said. "We're not licked yet. There's always up!"