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CHAPTER SIX

"In this I refuse to obey you," Lizbeth replied. "You may be in command of the ship, but men should not be allowed to die because there is no one to care for them."
" I have told you, it is no work for you or for any woman for that matter," Rodney said.
" I shall look after them, and nothing you can say can stop me," Lizbeth answered.
Tired though he was, preoccupied with other things, Rodney glared back at her. He felt so irritated by her defiance that he had half a mind to take her by the shoulders and shake her. He almost forgot in that moment that she was a woman. She was instead something quite impersonal that was defying him, and Rodney was not used to being defied.
" You will do as I say or I will put you in irons."
She laughed at him then, her head thrown back a little, the sun glinting on her red hair.
" You would not dare," she replied.
He remembered then what she had said to him the evening before. He remembered how during the night he had thought often of how she despised him for having run away from the Spanish ships.
" Go to your cabin," he said furiously, "or I swear I will have you carried there!"
She did not move, but her green eyes gleamed beneath her dark lashes. They were both tense, both burning with indignation, both tinglingly alive with fiery anger which made everything forgotten save themselves.
An interruption came like a thunder-clap.
" Excuse me, Sir," Barlow said at Rodney's elbow. "There is a small fishing-boat just ahead of us with three men in it.
Shall we take them on board?"
Rodney looked out to sea-nothing else was in sight. "Take them on board, Master Barlow," he said, "but delay our passage as little as possible."
Barlow understood and, forgetful of Lizbeth, Rodney strode up to the quarter-deck and watched the drama taking place below.
The fishing-boat was forced to heave to as the ship's boat which had been lowered drew alongside her and in a short time

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