Captain Lucian’s Articles of Piracy
Article I: Every man shall obey civil command; the Captain shall have one full share and a half in all prizes. the Quartermaster, Carpenter, Boatswains, and Gunner shall have one share and quarter, and the remaining crew shall have one share.
Article II: If any man shall offer to run away, or keep any secret from the Company, he shall be marroon’d or made to walk the plank as the Captain and crew see fit.
Article III: If any Man shall steal any Thing in the Company to the value of a piece of gold, will be demoted to deck monkey’s assistant, hanged, or made to walk the plank as the Captain and crew see fit.
Article IV: If any man shall lose an arm in time of Engagement, shall have 400 Gold Pieces, or a leg, 800.
Article V: If at any time you meet with a prudent Woman, that Man that offers to meddle with her, without her Consent, shall suffer Death.
Article VI: Every man has a vote in affairs of the moment. The Captain and Quartermaster cast votes as two crew members each in all disputes. In the event of a crew vote, results are seen as effective immediately. Any man attempting to disobey the result of a crew vote will be demoted to deck monkey’s assistant, hanged, or made to walk the plank as the Captain and crew see fit.