"I'll be party to no such undertaking." Briggs squinted through
"Then give my regards to the admiral when you sit down to
sign the surrender. I give you a week at most." He turned and
touched Katherine's arm. "Katy, if you'd like me to see y
been removed, he laid the machete on the deck and lifted the
The interior of the fo'c'sle was dark, but he dared not try to
make a light. The risk was too great that he might set off any
gunpowder stored here. Instead he felt his way forward.
"Speak your mind, sir." Briggs eased himself out of the saddle
and dropped down. His heavy boots settled into the loose sand.
"I lost three seamen last night, good men, when we
charged the breastwork. They'll be buried tomorrow with all the
now had in readiness to protect the island from the fleet. Again
that meant bloodshed.
Also, their numbers were still uncertain. All the Yoruba had
agreed to rise up, and final preparations had been coordinated
across the island using the iya ilu drum. Bu
a twig and tapped it against one of the poison apples. "Tell me,
what does the governor of Barbados think about his only
keeping company with the likes of me?"
"I do what I choose." She pressed against him. "Anyway, it's
not what he says that tro
brittle grass, Atiba, be like the bulrush. Do what we ask of you."
"Tahajo's wisdom is known throughout Ife." Obewole, the
strongest of them all, had next conceded his own fear.
"Remember it's said you cannot go to war with only a stick in
"Our gunners put some shot into the Rainbowe and the
Marsten Moor before they weighed anchor and made way out
sea. I'd venture the better part of the ordnance here should be
serviceable again by nightfall." He nodded to Walrond. "Any
of the prison
"That's right. You'd have to make some free men." He
gestured toward the hills inland. "Do you realize there're
of first class fighting men here now, men with battle experience
who could massacre Morris' forces if given a chance? And, more
next time 'round we may not be as fortunate." He fixed Briggs
squarely. "What you and the Council have to decide is whether
you're willing to do what's necessary to win."
"We're doing everything we can."
"It's not enough. Next time, Morris will doubtless
Portuguese. "Felicitacao, senhor. You're every bit as fast as I'd
thought. Shall we call it a draw?"
It was the branco, the one who had freed his slaves. The last
man on the island he wished to kill. Shango would be incensed.
"I think one of us must die."
I'm watching this ship like a hawk over a henhouse. There's no
need to be carry in' on." The man laughed. "Lest you upset the
"John, is that you?" The tall man's voice quickened. "Then, by
Jesus, who's . . .?"
Atiba lunged toward the doorway, his p
proverb: Aki ida owo le ohun ti ako le igbe"A man should not
attempt to raise up something he cannot lift." The other men
nodded gravely, taking his mouthing of this commonplace to
demonstrate great sagacity.
Then young Derin, in a flagrant breach of
the Yoruba, you be gone and I'll forget you were ever here.
would likely have you whipped into raw meat for his dogs if he
ever found out about this." The branco was looking into his
"But you probably already know that. I salute your courage,
orders. He disobeyed.
Anthony was still gripping the reins, his knuckles white, when
Briggs broke the silence. "As usual, it's a good thing I rode over
check. Where're the men? Is that them drinking in the shade,
whilst the breastwork is
"What're you saying, Cap'n?" The fat branco had not moved.
"You'd have me go aft? An' the musket I'm holdin' on the
Who's to handle that whilst I'm gone?"
"I'll take it." The branco woman stepped forward.
"Give it to her."
"You'd best keep a clos
muskets, Katy, but I'll not have it."
"What'll you do?" She reached back and began to loosen the
knot on her bodice, sensing a tiny pounding in her chest.
"I plan to see to it he gets a surprise instead." He lit the lamp,
then pulled off his sweaty jerkin
for a while. I've missed her." He stooped and kissed the top of
head as he rose to his feet. "And I've missed you, too. Truly."
Anthony Walrond reined in his dun mare and stared dumbly
toward the shore as he and Briggs emerged from the trees. The
with his toes, and stood over the man, wondering if he should
him, lest he waken suddenly and sound an alarm.
Then he remembered the words of Shango that night in the
mill house. It would be a bad omen to spill innocent blood
the rebellion eve
"That's right. What you need is to leam how to wait. This
island is about to be brought to its knees by the new
of England. In a way, it's thanks to you. When the government
this island falls, something may happen about slavery, though
"You've got no chance in any case. But if you steal some of
these muskets of mine, you'll just manage to kill a lot of people
before you have to surrender and be hanged." He watched the
man emerge from the hatch. "I'd hate to see you hanged,
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