A prequel to the (fictional) events of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island". The series centres on a group of pirates operating out of Nassau in the Bahamas. We meet characters from history - Captain Charles Vane, Governor Woodes Rogers, Jack Rackham and Anne Bonny - plus characters from fiction - Captain Flint and, of course, Long John Silver.
War against the world
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Black Sails is the first of two Starz series where Lawrence Joffe (Randall) has played a sailor. The other is Outlander (2014), in which he played Bernard Cosworth in Season 3. See more
The information about socket bayonets is completely wrong. They were invented circa 1690, they were used at Waterloo and were certainly universal by 1880. See more
Referenced in Honest Trailers: The Emmys
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Composed and Conducted by Bear McCreary See more