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Before the Mast!

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Peace with Spain was signed in February 1720. In late April its news arrived to the West Indies, so all the Navies got allied against the common foe – pirates, making their trade more difficult to survive. Which side are you on?

Be ye a pirate, a naval officer, a slave or a lady, you will find a place aboard one of our four ships or live on a paradise island. Men aboard any ship are strongly recommended as first characters, and civilians as secondary ones. No more female sailors are allowed.

We are not the usual sandboxy RPG, neither a narrative-driven one, but a story-focused writing community where each actively writing character can make a difference and an impact on the overall plot. We are writing collaboratively a coherent story with many sideplots aside of it. We also have guides to help you with the time setting, and are more influenced by historical events rather than following them by the history books!

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The inhabitants of Port de Paix, a French colony, are now busy with celebrating Saint Jean d'Ete and a wedding among the highest nobility. Time for everyone who happens to be in Port de Paix to know them better… and to add your personal flavour to the holiday!

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ship boy, pirate
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Tavern keeper, Former Mercenary
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Smuggler aboard La Guajira
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Vice Admiral, British Navy
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Corporal, British Army
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tavern maid, Port de Paix
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privateer, carpenter on Twilight Shark
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slave, housemaid for Raoul Duval's house
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slave to Lucia Pascal, Port de Paix
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sweets shop apprentice
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Captain of "La Guajira"
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French Navy
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British Navy Marine Lieutenant
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smuggler, sailor on "Hermione"
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Midwife, Port de Paix
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