The true story of the 1715 Spanish fleet as told in the award-winning screenplay.
In the Age of Sail, teenage Fermin, a misfit intellectual in a family of adventurers, sails with his father's treasure fleet to Madrid for an artist apprenticeship. But amidst political turmoil, his father, Don Antonio, tries to send him back home to Panama. So Fermin stows away aboard the messenger ship unaware that vicious Dutch pirates captured by his brothers are aboard. After a hurricane wrecks the entire fleet off Florida's shores, Fermin must help his injured brother survive both the elements and the vengeful pirates. Don Antonio eventually turns up alive and sends Fermin to safety at a fortress up the coast. But after his dying brother sets Fermin straight about a traumatic child-hood incident he'd mistakenly blamed on their father, Fermin returns to the wrecks to make amends. On his way, Fermin learns from a native tribe that the greedy pirates have taken Don Antonio and others hostage. Now Fermin must overcome insurmountable odds to rescue them,knowing it could all be in vain once the angry king in Madrid learns of the disaster.
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About the Author
Tammy Gross is a musician turned writer who loves history, true stories and cinematic narrative. To date every completed screenplay she’s entered into competitions has won awards. While always working on the next screenplay, Tammy plans to turn all of her finished scripts into novels under the Reel Novels imprint. And of course it’s her dream to see these scripts filmed on the silver screen. Distribution of these books ensures a greater likelihood of that reality. Because scripts require ongoing “development,” and of course it may one day be turned into an actual movie, this book represents only an early version of the story. Please see more info on the last page re: Reel Novels to learn how you can always have the latest version of this or any other story under the Reel Novels imprint! To see Tammy’s film credits to date, visit her IMDb page at: IMDb.me/tammygross