Cade Locksley loved to brag and he was certainly known for exaggerating things at times. But one thing he didn’t lie about was his skill at shooting.
He really was the best gunslinger in the world.
Sniping was a different story. He was certainly one of the best, but he’d never competed with the others, since the only two other experts he knew were both extraordinarily eccentric (one being an assassin who’s face he’d never seen before and the other being a cheater who didn’t understand the concept of fair play). Since sniping wasn’t his preferred...
The Crescent Bulb, the ship of the Bluebell Pirates, was on fire.
Dandelion wasn’t the perpetrator and she doubted that Cade would have gone that far…in this case. Cade had burned down many ships in the time since Dandelion had become his partner, but she had never seen him do that to a captain he acknowledged, such as Bluebell.
Whatever the case, the fire that raged across the deck didn’t faze Dandelion in the least. She continued to face the approaching pirates with clenched fists, trying to push down her violent disgust as she saw their ugly, lecherous,...
*'te uino' and 'tsuuno' are both Japanese terms, usually not used so frequently in speech. Both mean "I'm telling you" and any variation that means the same thing. Why didn't I just use the English term? It's a stylistic thing; the English form doesn't portray the character's mannerisms in the same way.*
“You sure you want to start before the others arrive, Vice Admiral? You’ll be messing up the plans we went out of our way to make, te uino.”
“Don’t worry about that. The Vice Admiral just called and said we can proceed with negotiations...