The night was dark and the storm was bad. Captain Jack Sparrow stood up on the mast of the Black Pearl, waiting for lightning to illuminate the sky so he could see where the ship was headed. It was rocky in this part of the Caribbean, and hitting one of those rocks would be deadly.
There was another bright flash, and a jagged bolt of lightning aimed straight for Jack.
Commodore Norrington stood on the fort overlooking the water, watching the storm. He had just returned on the Dauntless, and was now looking down at where the ship was anchored, trying to see how much damage the storm was doing to the ship. This storm was one of the worst he could remember.
There was another bright flash, and a jagged bolt of lightning headed straight for the Commodore.