Posted about 4 years ago
((Alright then, Helbrecht is the captain of the Devil's Secret. Be afraid, be very afraid. Also, form including appearance to be found on the first page.))
With a deep rumble, the massive, plate-armored figure of Helbrecht strode out of the captain's quarters, onto the main deck.
Once, just for this one time, he had dared sleeping in, expecting to see his good crew diligently at work.
Certainly so since he had thrown the head of the previous captain into their faces, to make clear who was in charge now.
What he instead came to see were some of his crew trying to fend off an attention-seeking mermaid, by the looks of it.
Well, at least the weasel Johnny took care of it, letting oil flow into the ocean water, igniting it. What Helbrecht almost strangled the fool for was that he ignited OIL ON WATER SO CLOSE TO THE DAMN SHIP.
"HELMSMAN!" his deep voice rumbled, a metallic grating its undertone through the helmet "MOVE THE SHIP WESTWARDS, AWAY FROM THE FIRE! JOHNNY, GET UP HERE BEFORE I STRANGLE YOU WITH YOUR OWN SPINE!"
Love to the loveless, mercy to the merciless.