the smuggler’s bible

Chapter Twelve: Iphigenia Among the Waves

They say the slate was wiped clean the night Tattersail the Pirate King (and Hognut, his wizard accomplice) destroyed the cursed timepiece, and that the last member of the Absinthine Guild of Alchemists vanished in a flash of light with his bitter order’s most terrible creation.

Then again, they say a lot of things.

The ship was waiting for them, of course, where they had begun their long quest—in rickety Goldtown. As he stood on the dock and watched Christmas morning dawn bright and clear over the harbor, Tattersail beheld—at long last—his beloved Iphigenia among the waves.