Delicia De La LuzHe muttered and irritably drank from the bottle by his elbow. His eyes, blue and tired, stared at the maps in front of him spread across the large wooden table and could make no sense of what was drawn or written there. He had been at this for hours, trying to find that Spanish galleon with 10 000 reales on board. She had to be there somewhere – his information was good as to that. First hand in fact.Delicia De La Luz by altair-creed
At that he smiled, chortling, and took another swig of rum. Smacking his lips, his mind a little fuzzy – it was late and this was not his first bottle of rum, not by a long shot – he rubbed his sand filled eyes. Glancing out of the stern window he started. It was later than he'd thought. He could just see the edge of the moon. He should have been abed long since. His glance caught the three-candle candelabrum on the table. The candles were more than half burned.
“Damn me...” he murmured, rubbing the back of his neck. He'd have to do this tomorrow. When his pa
Altair: Son of the CreedJaffa to Caesarea: 1185 C.E.Altair: Son of the Creed by altair-creed
The man in white passed through the crowds of Jaffa. No one paid him heed. There were a lot of armed men around these days and so long as they did not draw their weapons in public they were treated as part of the general populace. The only thing that might have made the white-robed man noticeable was his height. He towered by head and shoulders above the average citizens as he walked. This allowed him to keep eye contact with his prey. On his face was written an intense concentration, which nevertheless did not ignore his surroundings. His five senses registered everything and stored the information for later persusal. He was aware of the merchants shouting their merchandise, the long lines of jar carrier women who swayed their paths with their burdens balanced on their heads or shoulders. He stepped aside for the carts and the burning piles of refuse in the streets. He ignored the smells as much as he could. Jaffa was a very fragrant city with all the diff