When Kate is captured on a trading voyage, Blackbeard and Lowe must work together in order to rescue her before she reveals the island's whereabouts to William Jagger. In the process, Lowe discovers that Blackbeard has an ulterior, deeply personal motive for keeping him on Santa Compana. Written by
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The troops guarding and torturing Kate are self-described as "the King's Own Lancers". Throughout the history of that term, lancers are specialized cavalry with very specific uniforms, armed with a spear or lance and occasionally a backsword or sabre and a pistol. The troops so described in the episode are uniformed as standard British infantry and are armed with long muskets. See more