Adventure, because that's what we're here for, after all.
Brig, the square-rigged ship the captain sails.
|Alice B. Woodward, 1907|
Coats. in red, blue, or gray, depending on the occasion.
Derision, at which the captain excels.
Eating, an adventure in itself in foreign realms.
Flute, which Captain Hook played in his youth.
The General, the ship's polydactyl cat.
Harpsichord, another instrument from the captain's past.
Islands, in the Caribbean and in the Never Sea
Jolly Roger, of course.
Kiss, or is it a thimble?
Lure, the province of...
Mermaids. Some appreciate them more than others.
|Howard Pyle, 1910|
Night watch. It's best if you can trust your crew.
Oranges, to prevent scurvy.
Peter Pan, although perhaps we shouldn't mention him. Maybe we should say Poetry instead.
Queen Victoria, whose Navy was a misadventure for some.
Romance. Wouldn't you be disappointed if there were none?
Stars, to guide your way home.
Tinker Bell. We shouldn't mention her either. Let's change this to Thimble.
|American Dorcas steel-cored|
thimble with forget-me-nots
(the color of his eyes)
Undertow. Don't get caught.
Vivian Drew, because this is her story too.
Water, fresh from recent ports or kept palatable with a bit of rum.
Xerxes, in one of the captain's many volumes of history.
Yearning, for adventure, love, or home.
Zoology. There are many strange creatures to be foun.