Fate has a way of finding its direction, and for two young souls this is when the story begins. The year was 1667 and the previous year England had just suffered from the great fire of London. And England was also at war with Holland. England was a successful seafaring nation at this time, and so was Holland. It was a war between two great nations over the riches of the colonies and the trade routes that they controlled. At the same time, pirates were the scourge of the seas around the world.