[[ thank you so much sweet anon~!! ]]
[[ thank you~! Rapunzel has healing powers and she likes to heal the crew, however usually they all pitch in to help each other if one of them is hurt. Hiccup heals very quickly and Elsa is good at avoiding physical injuries. ]]
[[ Are you kidding?! These guys are PIRATES they all probably smell perpetually FOUL. When they’re in the sea they hardly clean the dishes either. More often than not, if they pull into port all their clothes are sent to be washed. Many a stop has lead Jack to walk around naked, which he kind of enjoys and Onceler’s always bartering off his clothes so he usually only has one thing to wash. When all of them need their clothes washing they all tend to hang out at the beach and just chill out like some ridiculous nudist camp. Merida LOVES IT. And Rapunzel uses her hair to cover up. Kristoff is not too fond of being exposed so he and Anna hang out in rock pools on their own for a while. ]]
[[ aw, thank you~ *noms* Don’t run away cutie anon~! You were so nice~ ]]
[[ I can’t tell if this is addressed to the admin but I will answer~
I dunno! I’m still improving, but it’s sweet of you to say~ I wish you had been more specific, but beggars can;t be choosers. XD ]]
Captain Black laughed wickedly as Jack was released from his bonds and given back his clothes. He stood there staring blankly for a while until a thin smile played across his lips and he followed his new captain to the door of his quarters where the sun beat down on those outside. He was handed a mop and took it without question.
"Welcome back to the crew, Mr. Overland." Captain black said, looking directly at Hiccup, who’s expression told everything. Horror filled his face and he pounded on the glass with new fervor, calling out to Jack, who easily ignored him.
"Yes sir." Jack replied easily. Part of the ship, part of the crew was completely true- within secongs of giving into Pitch it was as if the entire crew and ship moved like clockwork, all as one without any orders from Captain Black unless he deemed it worthy to shout.
Not long after he mopped the deck, Jack was sent to the brig where he busied his guard shift peeling what most could consider potatoes far too old to properly eat, but it seemed to pass the time his spaced out mind allowed him to register.
Seeing him, the captives from the Night Fury’s Revenge were shocked at his transformation (the ship’s wheel in his stomach being the cause of the most of their concerns). “Jack, come ON mate!” Rapunzel gripped the bars and tried to shake them. You’re not one of them! Just what has that thieving bilge rat done to you?!”
Jack’s head shot up and he glared at her, never once blinking. “Don’t insult the Captain.” He hissed. “And who the hell are you to tell me what ship I am a part of?” He stood and stepped up smoothly to their cell. “I am stronger than ever and you pathetic little rats traipse around this cage in fear. You are pathetic.” He spat.
"This isn’t you Jack!" Merida said. "You’d NEVER give into this! Fight it, please!"
"Fight it?! HA!" He grinned and for the first time since she had met him, Rapunzel felt eerily creeped out. "You idiots haven’t figured it out yet, have you? you never once asked me why I have permanent cuff marks on my wrists and ankles? Why I bare the slave’s brand on my shoulder? Why it took so long for that merman to get me aboard his ship?" He sat back down and picked up the potato again. "Foolish." He said. "But I suppose you have no reason not to know now……….."
[[ I am currently colouring the next part but after the part after that it might take a bit as I have yet to draw that far ahead. X3 ]]
[[ soonish, now that I’m starting to feel better~ ]]
"Jack!!" Hiccup’s gasp of shock was audible as two crewmen of the Nightmare came in and dumped Jack on his knees. the other was shaking slightly, a large and broken, ship’s steering wheel sticking straight through him. how he was alive, Hiccup did not understand. They kept a tight hold on the chains, but Jack looked like he was in no state to move, much less run. He whimpered audibly, various barnacles and mollusks etc. clinging to his pale skin and algae dangling from his hair, his body and the chains that bound his neck and wrists.
"You see what you’ve caused?" Captain Black mused, tapping the glass of Hiccup’s tank until he had to hold his ears. "You’ve doomed him back to a cursed life… back to the unholy form he tried to escape.
"It hurts…" Jack mumbled softly, the pain in his voice prominent and he was doubled over a bit. Captain… it hurts so much…" His voice hitched when he was pulled tight by the collar chain and it bubbled into a whine. "Please, please make it stop…" He begged.
"No Jack please-!" Hiccup pounded on the glass. "Please let him go!!" He begged. "I’ll do anything, Pitch black, anything just release him from your curse!"
Captain Black merely chuckled deep and dark like the murky depths of the sea and he approached Jack with an outstretched hand. “You want the pain to stop, yes Jack?” The other whimpered and cringed because every movement sent pain shooting through his stomach and up his spine. “Listen to me Jack. Do not trn away…. look up into my eyes, hmm? that’s a good boy.” Jack’s eyes were dimming the moment he made contact with the ominous, nefarious Captain’s, the deep red eye like a fish glowing more and more red and taking up all his vision. “That’s it, easy Jack.” He continued. “There’s a good lad. Let it all slip away…. so far away into the murkiest regions of that ocean in your mind.” Jack let out a soft breath, content to sleep an eternity if it meant numbing the pain until he could feel nothing.
Not the warmth of the sun kissing bare skin on his back, or the gentle embrace of a lover. Not feel the joy of a new meeting or the cool touch of the night’s crisp air. No feelings of love with a kiss’s passions, nor the lust in return from a lover’s moans.
"Captain…" He breathed, but he was no longer talking to Hiccup. His Captain was Pitch Black now, as it had been so many many years ago. Long before setting sail with Hiccup and even longer than the longest portion of his adolescence.
"Welcome back to the crew, Jack. It’s good to have you back on board." The Nightmare’s Captain stepped back and the chains clinked off completely by the hands of his crew and the once-pirate of the Nightmare returned to standing, a soft grin on his face.
"It’s good to be back sir. I’d forgotten the feel of the ocean in my veins." Jack flexed his arms and looked proud at what he saw. "Part of the crew, part of the ship."
"Indeed." Captain Black replied and pushed past him to glare at Hiccup in triumph. "You will cry for me eventually, merman. And when you do, I will make Jack take your tears. And I will kill him in time, to deny the prophecy it’s course, and then…" He stood straight and lifted his hands in glee. "I will be immortal!"
Hiccup could only let his heart break as he watched Jack leave the cabin without looking back…….