Secrets of Mystery Island
During the eighteenth century, many men died young; trying to provide
for their families. Working on merchant ships was a common way of life.
Sailors took all the risks, while the merchants claimed the profits. Grandpa
wanted a better way of life for his
family. He bought a seaworthy 150 foot
galleon, to start his own business. With a crew of thirty nine, comprised
entirely of family members, he chose to sail to uncharted islands in search
of trade items.
Tribute is given to all females. Special ceremonies
are created to
honor them. The young women mature both mentally and physically. Even
the little girls seem to know things the men do not.
On the voyage into the uncertain, coconuts, bananas, spices, nuts,
oysters and many other trade items were gathered.
A not so friendly
meeting with a band of pirates, hinted that there might be buried treasure
on the island. With the help of friendly dolphins, a treasure is uncovered.
The crew of the Samtilla witness a strange light floating over a bog at
night and a cav
e that hums. Old sea tails are told and some seem to come
true, when believed in strong enough. Hazards and tense moments await
the crew. Mystery and near tragedy occurs throughout the voyage.