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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
Captain Jaggery Timeline and Summary
Captain Jaggery meets Charlotte, and she's impressed with his gentleman-like manner. Captain Jaggery addresses the crew and inquires after a Mr. Cranick, who is not on board. He invites Charlotte to tea in his cabin. Zachariah reveals to Charlotte that Captain Jaggery, on a previous voyage, beat a man named Mr. Cranick so badly that the guy lost his arm. Zachariah reveals to Charlotte that the crew has a revenge plot against Captain Jaggery. Captain Jaggery hosts tea for Charlotte. He asks her to be his eyes and ears. Captain Jaggery advises Charlotte to keep the dirk. Captain Jaggery kisses Charlotte's hand in front of the crew. Captain Jaggery pushes the crew harder and harder as the Seahawk loses its wind. Captain Jaggery learns from Charlotte of the mutiny brewing on board. Captain Jaggery kills Mr. Cranick. Captain Jaggery is cut by Charlotte's amateur handling of the whip. Captain Jaggery whips Zachariah. Captain Jaggery withdraws his protection of Charlotte. Captain Jaggery heads the Seahawk toward the hurricane… on purpose. The captain charges Charlotte with the murder of Mr. Hollybrass. Zachariah and Charlotte realize that it's the captain who murdered Mr. Hollybrass. Captain Jaggery faces off with Charlotte in his cabin. He confesses to murdering Mr. Hollybrass. Captain Jaggery falls into the sea, never to be seen again.