The Misadventures of Captain Mayhem

Episode 1: A Very Short Pirate

If you ask him, Captain Mayhem will spin a story of his incredible adventures and achievements. It’s at least half a lie. The usual tale goes as thus as Captain Yueh Mii Hym tells it, “He is one of the Empire of Humanity’s most successful – and annoying – small-scale pirates (those which command fleets are not considered small-scale). While he carefully avoids killing, he has few qualms about crippling a target vessel’s engines for long enough to board, incapacitate the crew, and steal everything that isn’t nailed down (although, in a few cases, he has left items of sentimental value, come to the rescue of troubled vessels, or spared cargoes because their owners could prove that they were orphans). Continue reading