1680 Port Royal, Jamaica
Along the coast of Kingston Harbour, the Caribbean ocean sparkled bright blue and white, dappled prettily by rippling golden rays of sunlight.
The air was alive with screeching seagulls, excited voices,
and the rhythmic creaking of large galleons rocking up and down as the ocean beckoned for the ships to leave their ports and venture out into the wide blue yonder.
It was early in the day and the impressively sized English port was making itself ready to bid farewell to several of their ships.
Men scurried about loading cargo, crates of food and supplies, endless piles of rope, and countless other types of equipment needed for the months journeys they would all be taking.
Some of the ships were owned by marketeers and tradesmen who traveled far east in order to purchase spices and exotic materials hard to find in this region of the world.
Others were servitude ships traveling to uncolonized areas in search of slaves. One ship in particular had its own specialized agenda.
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