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CHAPTER SEVEN

the beach. It was quite a considerable noise, but even so Rodney hardly breathed the order which told his men to beach the boat. A few minutes later they were swimming, each man with a knife in his teeth, his cutlass bumping uncomfortably against his legs as he struck out into the darkness towards the ship. The sea was as warm as milk and Rodney, who was a good swimmer, easily passed the other men and reached the ship first. He caught hold of a rope hanging over the side and waited until the others joined him and then, slowly and as silently as they could, they began to climb.
Very slowly they raised their heads over the thick bulwarks, mercifully it was not netted, and, as Rodney had expected, the sentries left on board the ship were all standing by the taff'rail looking longingly at the festivities ashore. There was a moment of deadly peril when the Englishmen, dripping wet, must move across the whole length of the deck to strike down the men before they turned and saw them.
But even as they started creeping forward the natives ashore started to sing and dance, the noise they made deafening all other sounds.
It was all over in a matter of seconds. The six sentries each received a knife in the back and before they could shout a heavy hand was clamped over their mouths to receive their dying breath.
" Look below," Rodney whispered.
The men came back a few minutes later shaking their heads.
" No one else aboard, Sir."
" Very good."
Each man had been allotted his job before they left the Sea Hawk. They hurried now to the halliards and braces of the foresail. There had been no wind all day, but now an evening breeze was blowing off the land and the ship was rocking in her moorings as if she herself were ready to start. Rodney held his breath. Someone ashore might notice what was going on. But the Indians were dancing round one of the bonfires, their naked bodies, gyrating and pulsating, making it hard to see anything.
" Ready to weigh anchor, Sir, and she has one of them new capstans."

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