Discover the exciting world of pirates and buccaneers - who they were, how they lived, and their swashbuckling deeds. Find out what it was like to sail the Seven Seas, to dodge angry naval patrols and capture a Spanish galleon filled with treasure.'
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Death on the Horizon
Becoming a Pirate
Life at Sea
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