The Black Tarantula, emerges as a wanton and maniacal pirate scourge, extending his insidious reign of terror and foul depredations across the entire West Indies. Dreaded by seamen and landlubbers, this demon's unmitigated abominations continue endlessly in the third book. Only one brave hero is capable of thwarting this nautical fiend. To attain success, our resourceful commander will need to employ every trick in his well-honed arsenal. The critical question being will that be enough?