Constance Daphne Sea Maiden 3 Maidenus Voluptuosus

Through the winter of 1832 the HMS Baci, ever vigilant for “Sea Maidens”, sailed southward into warmer waters, bad luck cruising in her wake. One gusty afternoon, Sir Edmund Roberts, the naturalist charterer was on deck seeking to repair his abominable relations with the ship’s captain. Captain Fitzwillie’s hat, he called out, was singularly handsome. […]

February 19, 2020 popeye3165

Mermaid Isabel – Maidenus Rotuda Sighted December 25, 1834

The Sandwich Islands now far astern, HMS Baci set a course for her next destination, that being north to the Aleutian Islands. Cold weather dogged them, along with gales and squalls. Gnarly Dan assured Sir Edmund that multitudinous Sea Maidens should be in the offering, it being the season for (of course) their ‘northing’, as […]

January 27, 2020 popeye3165

Mermaid Barbara – Sea Maiden 28

Sailing blithely over the bounding main, Sir Edmund Roberts, Sea Maiden quester and adventurer, at last reached the Islands of the Galapagos without further incident. Weeks of exploring ashore befuddled the naturist completely, he at a loss to explain the profound diversity of the fauna inhabiting or merely using as a breeding grounds each distant […]

January 22, 2020 popeye3165

Mermaid Zena and Manatee – Sea Maiden 26

Sir Edmund Roberts, gentlemen naturalist and Sea Maiden questor’s adventures in the Andes Mountains of Gran Columbia were rather successful. With the crew of the HMS Baci, the beautiful Captain Constance Daphne Fitzwillie, the wantonly mysterious Naughty Natalie (Nasty?) and with the gambling aid of a diminutive army of Indian laborers, Llama and mule drivers and […]

January 7, 2020 popeye3165

Mermaid Xenia and Merman Inca

Sir Edmund Roberts’ quest for Sea Maidens headed inland. Halley’s patented diving apparatus was distributed across a handful of taciturn llamas, as was the captain’s and crew’s gear, articles for trading, and an assortment of weapons. The HMS Baci’s old swivel guns were added to the mix, Woody the ship’s carpenter having fashioned several cunning […]

January 1, 2020 popeye3165

Mermaid Venus Sea Maiden 22 – Maidenus Pregnantis

There is a moment in the life of every lucky man when all that can go well does, when the wind is abaft the beam and steady and warm and the ocean a bathe in sensuality. At such a time, with a good ship working beneath him the strength and sanctuary of true love may […]

December 30, 2019 popeye3165

Mermaid Una Dolphin Sea Maiden 21 – Maidenus Delphinus

Bickering and maneuvering, lecturing and cajoling, everyone wished to convince Sir Edmund Roberts they should hasten to the nearest port and further arm the already gun laden HMS Baci. And to what end? Why, to strike out again and confront that loathsome cur of a pirate, Naughty Nat; to dot his eye, to pepper his […]

December 14, 2019 popeye3165

Mermaid Fran Sea Maiden 6 – Maidenus Vigilante

As captain Fitzwillie lay a mental invalid, his wife continued in pursuit of the fabled pirate Naughty Nat, a heartless cur who had come into possession of her husband’s coveted heirloom hat. Ms. Fitzwillie set a trap for the pirate after learning of his plans to visit his ailing, blind and comatose mother at her […]

December 10, 2019 popeye3165