Unfair Advantage

Everything Starts From Within

Blackbeard was a ferocious and evil man. Or at least that’s what he wanted us to think…

In 1717 Blackbeard’s ship, The Queen’s Anne’s Revenge bobbed broadside of the French vessel, Margaret.

The captain of Margaret had surrendered without a shot being fired. Contrary to popular belief, Pirates avoided battles as gunfights could damage both their ship and the loot they were intent on stealing.

Instead, Pirates used their fierce reputations to instill so much fear in the crew that they would surrender without a fight.

Blackbeard was the most famous of all the pirates. He had a vicious reputation but there are no records of any violence or murders.

Blackbeard had wild eyes that pierced men’s souls. He tied lit fuses (slow matches) to his beard to give him a mythical edge and frighten his enemies.

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