"In the second installment of Batson's epic pirate trilogy, good Christian pirates and warrior monks battle the godless pirate Thorne and his heathen Norse warriors while his son Cat fights on the side of good. Anthony Brawner's full voice is a pleasure, though sometimes his pacing is a bit slow. He jumps from one exaggerated accent to the next, creating aural caricatures that not only entertain but also match the story's campy tone perfectly. Appropriately melodramatic music signals chapter breaks as the story skips among the perilous predicaments plaguing the crews of several ships that are sailing in impossible conditions and defying the laws of physics and basic seamanship. A.M.P. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"