Welcome to Beat to Quarters, a Play-by-Post Text Roleplay set in 1741. It's the Age of Sail, and also the Age of Piracy here in the West Indies. Will you fight for King and Country and uphold the law here at the edge of colonial civilization? Or will you pillage and plunder to your black heart's content? The wind's a-blowin' and the sea awaits, so prepare for adventure...
Madre de Dios, a Spanish galleon loaded with gold, is on her way back to Europe with her convoy. But an ambush lies in wait for her in the Inaguas – the Sea Hound is planning a bold assault on the larger ship, her pirate crew willing to risk it all for gold and glory. But Sea Hound is both predator and prey, as the HMS Steadfast closes in for another encounter with her quarry. The deadly showdown between the three forces is fast approaching...
After "Beat to Quarters" closed, "Before the Mast" is the site leading the stories in the West Indies... but in 1720. Active since August 2010.
Daniel Hedge, Annette Williams
Liz's enthusiasm, dedication, and talent all make her an invaluable member of the BtQ community! Her recent character, Dr. Daniel Hedge has proved to be a fine addition to Steadfast's crew, and a source of brilliant posting. Her commitment to character development makes each of her posts a joy to read.
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Board graphics and skin customizations by Lei and Lioe
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||The Sea Hound
A Sloop-of-War with three masts, 24 cannon and two mounted guns, The Sea Hound is strong and swift, though she has sacrificed speed for a re-enforced hull that renders her a powerful skirmisher. At present, she is the terror of the Caribbean.
Captain: Rodrigo Sol Valera
||May 2 2011, 02:28 PM
In: A light to guide the way
By: Rodrigo Sol Valera
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