When Rafe Serrano Beltran finally has the chance for revenge against John Ransom, the legendary "Hawk of the High Seas," he seizes it, agreeing to kidnap Ransom's only daughter. How could he have known she was blind? Or beautiful? Or clever enough to find the pair of manacles hidden in his stateroom, the pair without a key? Or that once accidentally chained to her side, he might not want to leave?