John Redding: the legendary 14-year old Scourge of the Western Seas, an infamous pirate on the hunt for the legendary Persian Gold. Seth Lorrel: a newly-dubbed French knight on a mission to hunt down Redding in Port-au-Prince. Yuki Kagami: a ninja from Nagasaki assigned to assassinate Redding for the roughly million-yen bounty on his head. These three have more in common than they know...and before long, they'll all be aboard the Cutter with John in search for the Persian Gold, battling sea monsters, skeleton pirates, traversing huge whirlpools, and even meeting long-dead ocean witches. Join the crew of the Cutter for a tale of adventure and suspense that you'll never forget.