Excerpt from The Iron Pirate: A Plain Tale of Strange Happenings on the Sea The Perfect Fool Asks a Favor; I Meet Captain Black; "Four-Eyes" Delivers a Message; A Strange Sight on the Sea; The Writing of Martin Hall; I Engage a Second Mate; The Beginning of the Great Pursuit; I Dream of Paolo; I Fall in with the Nameless Ship; The Spread of the Terror; The Ship in the Black Cloak; The Drinking Hole in the Bowery; Astern of the "Labrador"; A Cabin in Scarlet; The Prison of Steel; Northward Ho!; One Shall Live; The Den of Death; The Murders in the Cove; I Quit Ice-Haven; To the Land of Man; The Robbery of the "Bellonic"; I Go to London; The Shadow on the Sea; The Dumb Man Speaks; A Page in Black's Life; I Fall to Wondering About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.