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Jessica Parker Kennedy, Toby Stephens, Hannah New
A prequel to the (fictional) events of Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island”. The series centers on a group of pirates operating out of Nassau in the Bahamas. We meet characters from history – Captain Charles Vane, Governor Woodes Rogers, Jack Rackham, and Anne Bonny – plus characters from fiction – Captain Flint and, of course, Long John Silver.
Captain Flint is one of the main characters in the book Treasure Island, created by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1883. In Stevenson’s book, Flint, whose first name is not given, was the captain of a pirate ship, The Walrus, which accumulated an enormous amount of c
aptured treasure, approximately £700,000.
The Republic of Pirates is the nomenclature for the base or stronghold of a loose confederacy run by privateers-turned-pirates in Nassau on New Providence Island in the Bahamas for about eleven years from 1706 until 1718.
Jack Rackham is a pirate captain who operated in the Bahamas during the early 18th century. He served as the Quartermaster on the pirate ship Ranger.
The end of the road for Black Sails is in sight. Starz on Wednesday announced that the previously announced fourth season of the pirate drama Treasure Island prequel series will be its last. The series will return with a 10-episode fourth and final season in 2017