- Capt. B is a successful pirate. Everything goes right for him.
- Capt. B is a failed pirate. His crew is on the verge of mutiny.
- Capt. B is a lovesick pirate trying to earn enough money to return to his lover in a faraway land.
- Capt. B is running from his past. He throws himself into his work and blocks everything else out.
Pick a Cataclysm:
- Capt. B tries to sell pirated records but is arrested and thrown in jail.
- Capt. B saves a beautiful woman from going to jail by going to jail in her place.
- Capt. B and his crew celebrate in a tavern and get into a brawl. Capt. B is arrested and sent to jail.
- Capt. b tries to double cross a crime lord. He’s caught and sent to a corrupt prison.
Pick a Vow:
- The prison is an underground pig farm where life is cheap. so Capt. B vows to escape.
- Capt. B has slept with many of the inmates’ sisters and many want him dead. So he vows to escape.
- Capt. B is appalled by the inhumane conditions of the corrupt prison and vows to escape and set right the wrongs.
- Capt. B realizes all the prisoners have lovers waiting for them on the outside. So he vows to set them all free.
Pick a Plan:
- Capt. B convinces the prison theater leader to help him use a formula plot template to write prisoner’s stories.
- Capt. B’s cellmate, a copy editor, inspires him to use a formula plot template to write prisoner’s stories.
- Capt. B conspires with the crooked chaplain to us a formula plot template to write prisoner’s stories.
- Capt. B is swept into an ongoing secret initiative to use a formula plot template to write prisoner’s stories.
Pick an Attack:
- Capt. B uses the prison theater to spread instructions to inmates and collect stories.
- Capt. B pesters the gang leaders and gets beat up until they go along with his plan.
- Capt. B gives a rousing speech to the inmates and inspires all of them to join him.
- The inmates take to Capt. B’s plan like bees to honey and get carried away with it.
Pick a Finishing Move:
- They put the stories in bottles and dump them into the bay just before the guards could catch them.
- They put the stories in bottles and hide them in a truck that sneaks them out of prison and dumps them downtown.
- They put the stories in bottles and flush them out of the prison into the bay with their sewage.
- they fold their stories into paper planes and throw them out the windows on a perfectly breezy day.
Pick a Prize:
- The people gather the stories and then riot at the prison gates and set all but the worst prisoners free.
- The stories make national news and the politicians sack the warden and institute prison reform.
- the mafia inmates hid a secret code in the stories organizing an attack on the prison that sets the inmates free.
- The stories reach Capt. B’s lover. Her father is a politician and pulls strings to bring down the corrupt prison.
Pick a Reckoning:
- After being freed Capt. B races back to his boat and flees with his crew before anyone finds out what else they did.
- After being freed many inmates move onto Capt. B’s ship where they start a mobile publishing house.
- Capt. B’s lover returns to him and they… make up for lost time.
- Capt. B opens a cabaret on his ship and makes a fancy living off of tourists and dock workers.
Pick a Sunset:
- Capt. B has many more absurd adventures before dying a very unlikely death at a very old age.
- Capt. B returns to the prison one year later and buys it.
- Capt. B is thrown back in prison a year later for doing the same thing that got him there in the first place.
- A year later Capt. B hangs up his pirate hat and settles down as Mr. B
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