Part 4So there I was: leading a rich boy along through the dirty, cramped streets and alleys I called home. When we started walking through the wealthier areas, I did not go into my usual shuffling demeanor. I had to show this boy that I was strong, not some weakling who needs protection! Unlike him. Yet my heart was still beating, faster and harder the deeper into wealth we walked. I saw several police men frown and start to walk over to me, but they halted when they saw the boy directly behind me. They whispered together, gesturing toward me and him, as if wondering if this was a kidnapping attempt or something of the like. As if I would kidnap some one and then parade through the streets with him behind me!Part 410 hours ago in Sketches More Like This
I cursed under my breath as I saw them continue their crusade toward me. I sped up slightly, hoping to lose them in the crowds. I ducked and dodged expertly, but the boy was huffing and puffing as he tried to keep up with me. I rolled my eyes and paused for him to catch up.
Greyhound Quests of Folley PrologueHistorians would look back and quote a visiting priest as saying Port Royale was “The Richest and wickedest city in the New World, a New Sodom”. If Port Royale, Jamaica was Sodom, Cayonne, Tortuga was certainly Gomorrah. Tortuga was a city built from the ground up by society’s outcasts, where their depravities could go unjudged, and the law be damned. Poachers, rebels, traitors, prostitutes, rapists, religious dissidents and malcontents all called the island home. The great castle towering over the port kept it that way. She was a fortified Island of Sinners you might say, a Libertine’s tropical Paradise. Every building on the island reflected that nature. Even a simple private residence would have bloodstains on the carpet and stolen goods on the walls, regardless of the dozens of grogshops, smuggler’s warehouses, gambling dens and whorehouses found on the island.Greyhound Quests of Folley Prologue4 hours ago in Sketches More Like This
But of all the residents and all the structures, they were all connected in some