Tuesday, December 30, 2008
It was with the most sinister joy that Davy Jones reanimated Edward Low. Low was the worst of the pirates, a murderer, torturer, and vile human being who lived to see others suffer. Low was tasked with gathering the first of the Cursed crew, and he now commands the Locker.
Ninety-nine people have questioned Papa Doc’s power, and 99 souls have been captured for their insolence. Once you become one of the Unblinking, Papa Doc controls you for eternity, your only mission to follow his orders and spread fear and horror to those who oppose him.
The Wraith was Davy Jones’ most powerful and feared disciple, a death machine who caused crews to scuttle their own ships rather than face him. That was, until Crimson Angel tricked him into kissing her, rendering him powerless. Davy Jones has given him a second—and final—chance.
Stabbing his own English patriots in the back, Cavendish joined with rebellious warlords and then attacked his former mates. When he was offered even more influence from Davy Jones, he turned all the warlords over to him, dead or alive. Cavendish’s only true allegiance is to power.
His past as mysterious as the islands he has claimed to have found, and with riches beyond that of many of the Crowns of Europe, Captain Nemo has given those dissatisfied with the current state of the world a new vision: allegiance to oneself and honor to the sea.
The last of the Angria dynasty, Yeshaji watched as the English fleet bombarded his family holdings near Bombay. He knew then that the age of piracy was dead. But when he saw Nemo’s Nautilus surface from the depths, he saw a new way to restore his family’s pride and power.
The only “submersible” captain that openly recruits crew and allows crew to leave when they want. Because of that policy Thane has become an outcast of the other outcasts. Nemo has shunned him and Gustov would like him dead, but Thane has became the friend of sailors looking toward the future.
When she was born the high priest in her village had a dream - that Teresa Pavon would be the Queen that brought back the Mayan Civilization to it's hights. A chance meeting with Nemo led her to beleive that the modern technology was the means to reach glory and power she is destined to wield.
Piracy was a dead end for this Cuban, who saw his countrymen cut down by better technology. So in a daring midnight raid, he took control of a Spanish ship and vowed that slavers the world over would pay. He hopes someday to meet the rumored Nemo and learn some of his secrets.
With shipping companies spread across the globe, the richest man in Greece felt he had conquered the sea. But when Gustov took him on a trip in his submarine, Chelios’ eyes were opened to a world he had no control over. Using Nemo’s technology, he has set out to prove that the true masters of the sea sail under it, not above it.
Watching Canada become a pawn and forgotten territory while the upstart United States thrived, Savard grew increasingly dissatisfied. Starting life as a pirate preying on U.S. ships was a start, but when he was outlawed by Canada, he vowed to fight on his own until he controlled the entire hemisphere.
Petty conflicts in the Mediterranean became as silly as they were deadly, and Ozat knew he could not take another order from a sultan who never left his perfumed baths or pile of pillows. With rumors of uncharted islands, wealth beyond dreams, and technology unheard of in Europe, Ozat set sail for the Mysterious Islands.
With her family imprisoned by England and their land given to the Golds, O’Brien vowed revenge on all involved. With Nemo’s technology, Irish wealth in the New World, and a crew of dedicated freedom fighters, O’Brien has taken her fight against England to the sea.
Dissatisfied with czarist Russia, Count Leonardo Gustov contacted Nemo with the idea of a partnership, two men creating their own world order by destroying the old. Nemo declined but agreed to offer him his technology. Gustov has used it to wage his personal war on the minions of the “soon-to-be-dead queens and kings of Europe.”