A vampire, a witch, a pirate ship, and a kraken…
The vampirates of the Blood Queen have discovered their prized pet—a kraken—has been disturbed. Time is of the essence, and they must find a witch who can calm the beast.
Will Quartermaster Haskel Huntsman be able to keep his word and return Cicely to her home once the task is complete?
Or will she be unable to leave once she steps on board?
This short story was originally published in the Blood Tide multi-author anthology (now out of print).