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2014-04-27 Ravager [Lance Scarinci]
« on: 27 April 2014, 14:17:31 »
"One ’Mech all alone, back in a corner no lamp ever brightened."

Tortuga pirate Eddie knows how to spin a good tavern tale, but Black Kevin and his strange ’Mech have a past better left untold.


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Re: 2014-04-27 Ravager [Lance Scarinci]
« Reply #1 on: 27 April 2014, 15:02:47 »
A good read, though not as creepy as Lance's original story, Marauder. Nice to see a sequel to that story.
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Re: 2014-04-27 Ravager [Lance Scarinci]
« Reply #2 on: 27 April 2014, 15:23:21 »
Good story, even with the "unreliable narrator" voice.
It's actually the third story featuring Kevin & The Black Marauder. The second was Kindred Soul, published in January 2012.

I wonder if there's going to be a fourth part? I feel the story isn't concluded yet, and Jal hinted at something special he had in mind for the Marauder.
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Re: 2014-04-27 Ravager [Lance Scarinci]
« Reply #3 on: 27 April 2014, 15:56:23 »
Eh, we'll see.  I wrote the story at this time last year, and my mind and writing projects were in a different place then.  I might revisit it in the future if I can find a good enough story idea. 

With this one, I wanted to tell a pirate story that wasn't all cliched or about how noble and dashing and honorable pirates can be.  They're not, and I hope I go that point across! 

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Re: 2014-04-27 Ravager [Lance Scarinci]
« Reply #4 on: 28 April 2014, 08:06:39 »
Greatly enjoyed this story and happy to hear there are more!  Guess I better go get them!

Recommended this to all my friends as well.

 

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