I. A man who disobeys orders in battle shall be thrown to the cloudswell.
II. A man who steals or withholds prizes from the crew shall be windhauled (bound in rope and flown under the gondola from bow to stern).
III. All quarrels must be settled at port. If any man does bodily harm to another in the crew while on the Wastrel, that man shall suffer such punishment as the majority of the crew sees fit.
IV. All men shall receive equal rations.
V. A woman discovered on board shall be quarantined in the Captain's Quarters until she and any who aided in her subterfuge are cast out at the nearest port.
VI. A man who neglects to keep his weapons clean and ready shall be locked in the cargo hold overnight.
VII. A man who shall smoke tobacco in the Sleeping Quarters shall suffer the same punishment as in the former Article.
VIII. A man who forces amorous congress upon a woman without her consent shall be shot.
IX. A man who suffers amputation shall be discharged with one hundred gold pieces for every limb lost.
X. Musicians shall only play above deck, and never past the hour of midnight.
Welcome to Sky Song Overture! I'm glad you wandered onto our little pirate ship. Please enjoy the opening battle scene. The rest of Sky Song has been removed from Wattpad because it will be published in 2019 with the launch of Zazie Books!
I will keep you updated on when Sky Song will return. Until then, safe skies, my friends!
This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents are products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously and are not to be construed as real. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, organizations or persons, living or dead, are entirely coincidental.
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