"She looked away, not wanting to even see the despised thing, as she threw it away into the stormy seas. Her heart gave a pang, but she took no heed, as she let her last memory of a love gained and lost, ripped away by circumstance and power, fall into a watery grave."
I am Captain Nicole Pearl, but you may Captian Nic. I am the captain of the Golden Swan. I may look like a privileged governor's daughter, but I am not. I am a fearless, noble leader and I let my appearance fool others.