A strange sight yesterday morning greeted the eyes of the mate in
the crow's nest of the H.M.S. Winterjewel, bound for Vesper. The sinking wreckage of a
ship, the sails aflame. Coming alongside, the captain sent some men over to investigate.
They found a few bodies, charred beyond recognition, and signs that a horrific battle took
Unfortunately, the ship was rapidly sinking, and with no way to stop
it, the captain was forced to abandon any searches for further clues. But the questions
remain of who or what could have done such to a large sailing ship...3
The Maritime Guild could not be reached for comment at this time.
From the Town Cryer - The Journal of Ultima Online, Tuesday, April 14th 1998