The Dark Frigate seemed a little slow in places, but turned out to be okay. It is set in the 17th century London where Philip Marsham flees after a terrible accident and signs on with the Rose of Devon, a dark frigate bound for Newfoundland. During the voyage, the frigate is seized by pirates and Philip is forced to join them.
17th Century England leaves orphan Philip Marsham to flee London to the sea life he was bred for winning him his Captain's regards. But seized by pirates, Phil is forced to accompany " gentlemen of fortune on their pirate expiditions.