Pirates, Glitter and ARRR!

I’ve always been attracted to the pirate archetype. Not real pirates, the kind who actually go around looting and raping and pillaging, although I may well have some of those lurking on the decaying branches of my family tree, whose ragged leaves whisper of merchant seamen and stolen brides along the coasts of Malacca. No, it was not the dirty old brigands I admired, but the glamorized Hollywood ideal of [...]