June 18-19, 25NA
Prince Padraig gives the group a parting gift, a lucky clover that Declan takes, and the party flies to Tortuga to attempt to meet and deal with Greybeard Seaworthy of the Depp Clan.
Tortuga proves to be an artificial island composed of hundreds of ships and lashed and anchored together. While suitably impressed by the entrance the party makes, riding their winged mounts, they are still unwilling to allow the party to approach the captain without disarming them.
Even when they meet with Seaworthy, a fight still breaks out. Sheer numbers overcome the party and they are put in a brig to contemplate their situation. The captain meets with Aideen, and seems to know her. He tells her that he'll be able to give them the sword if they can defeat "the snake". Also he suggests that he'll let them have their gear back for the fight.
The snake is found in an underwater air pocket that is only reached by a diving bell. The group watches in fascination or horror as the creature comes into the air, a serpent with five heads…