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Back in the days when Skull Island was first founded as a pirate haven, piracy was at an all time high. Stories about famous pirates were told as bedtime stories to children, who became pirates themselves later in life. Catbeard, El Toro, Captain Blood . . . All were hailed as heroes in the eyes of the citizens of Skull Island. Except for Blood.
Although, none were quite as ruthless as me.
Whenever I set sail, even Captain Blood trembles in his grave. I was a hero, saving villages in Mooshu and sending away Banditoads with their metaphorical tails between their legs. I destroyed my captor Deacon, reunited the Magnificent Seven, and stormed Fort Elena. I even recovered several pieces of Marco Pollo's map to El Dorado. I showed no mercy to my enemies. I made trouble for myself and, oftentimes, others as well. Most of it couldn't be helped.
Of course, I did not just start off doing these things. I was arrested for hoodoo, which was one of the worst crimes back in the da
Genghis Whenever we were bad my mother used to take us to the mall to see Genghis Kahn. They kept him in a dusty diorama of a Mongolian steppe, all tall grass and yurts. He sat on a throne of bone (well, plastic shaped like bone), scowling in incomprehension at the American kids who flocked around him like startled lemmings. My mother would usually push us toward him, saying things like “Tell him what you did to your father’s stamp collection.” Genghis would give a grunt, spit a wad of phlegm onto the tall grass, and give us a wizened, wrinkled grimace, as if he had to go to the bathroom.
He terrified me.
My brother couldn’t get enough of him.
When my brother got caught in my mother’s evening dress, my mother grabbed us both and dragged us to Genghis. It was a slow day, and we were the only kids crowding him. “Tell him what you did,” my mother hissed a
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