According to the old shanty, the Vampirate Captain “wears a veil, so as to curtail your fright at his death-pale skin and his lifeless eyes and his teeth as sharp as night.” Yet when Grace meets the captain, she finds that there is no veil; instead, he wears a mesh-like mask. But what does it conceal? As the captain of a ship of vampires, you might expect him to be the most fearful of creatures and yet he seems to rule the ship with fairness and discipline, looking after all the members of his crew – whether vampires, donors or visitors like Grace and Connor Tempest.
The Captain even appears to have Grace and Connor’s best interests at heart. Can he be trusted? And, if so, what is his true connection to the twins? The Vampirate Captain is a true enigma and it’s going to take all of Grace’s courage and persistence to find out what’s really going on behind the mask.
Doesn’t it scare you, being surrounded by people like me?” The Captain – DEMONS OF THE OCEAN