In sommer 1815 a
Corsair ship cast anchor early in the morning outside a small
The ships hold is already full of loot from a successful journey,
but the captain decides
to do one more raid before heading for home.
cage containing a black girl
is hung over the stern.
after a small boat with a pirat and a slave girl quietly leaves the
ship and heads for land.
forget - If you do anything foolish,
like trying to run away, the cage with
your pretty black girl friend will go into the sea !"
Jane always goes to church
very early in the morning.
The beautiful young woman like to get
indoor before the streets get crowded,
and have time to meditate before
the other people arrives.
today she is not alone.
A filthy skinny girl accost her.
"Pleasy show pity for a poor girl -
I have not eaten for 3 days !"
Let me help you, here is a...."
she had a chance to say anymore,
Lady Jane was knocked unconscious.
one is really beautiful !
The captain must be very pleased
when he sees her.
Lady Jane was
swiftly hidden in a cart and
smugled down to the boat.
well, already awake again.
Now take her aboard the ship.
so glad you came back Susan !"
"You must not be afraid Aisha,
I will never let them drown you."
after Aisha and Susan are back in their cage.
They have been cage-mates for five years.
Susan had been captured under a raid on
an English boarding school for girls, but
when the captain discovered, she had
fallen in love with the ships-slave Aisha,
he decided to keep her on board.
Durring the last years he had used Susan
as a stoolpigeon on several raids.
It had been very succesful and he had never
worried for if she should run away.
Because if she did, Aisha would drown.
In the meantime
Lady Jane is
introduce to the captain.
"Very well done
You will be highly rewarded for this capture.
Now hand her over to the boatswain and tell
him to secure her as a first class slave.
are horrible -
Why must i wear these mittens?
"It is to
protect you against doing
naughty things to yourself at night !
- and here is one more thing!"
I get sick-"
"It is for your own good -
It is necessary to hide your beauty
from the shipīs crew, so
you still have your virginity,
when you are sold !."
- Unlike plain
ones like these two
who canīt tempt any man.
Their only value are to be
sold to the stone mills.
Days and weeks
Janeīs head bowl is only openned
once a day so Susan can feed her.
Then it is all dark again.
At last they reach
the North African coast
and Jane is put ashore.
Even with her hair incrusted with sweat and vomit from wearing the head bowl for over a month,
she is still stunning, and is at once taken to the slave prison.
some time later
durring this year.