Chapter 17 Witch's Spell
- "Well , then , let's get down to business," Captain Thorne said briskly . She swung her leg down from the table and sheathed her dagger smoothly in her boot , satisfied with her handiwork . She took parchments, shuffling the papers into a neat pile . " It says here that you are a merchant out of London, carrying goods to the indies . That much is obvious she waved effs dismissively .
- " What it doesn't say is who you people are. Once we've established that, the proceedings should move swiftly . so, if you will just cooperate. . . "
- " I'm surprised you can read , " he interrupted , his tone pleasant , mildly inquiring ; overlooking the insult in his words.