Black Sails Character Guide

Black Sails Season 3: Avast! Here's a Handy Charact'Arrr! Guide

Whether ye be needin’ a mere refresher, as a trusty Black Sails viewer, or a newbie-ready primer, TVLine has just the thing to help ye ready for the Season 3 premiere.

The exclusive poster below offers a snapshot guide to Who’s Who on Starz’s pirate drama, which returns Saturday at 9/8c.

Check it out (click to zoom), then read on for a Season 3 overview:
Black Sails Character Guide

Season 3 opens in the wake of the burning of Charles Town, where all the New World lives in fear of Captain Flint. But as his campaign of terror crosses over into madness, and new threats emerge to challenge his supremacy, it falls to John Silver to locate the man within the monster, before Flint’s war against the world consumes them all.

Meanwhile on the pirate island of Nassau, with Eleanor Guthrie facing judgment in London, Jack Rackham sits atop a fortune in Spanish gold, hoping to secure his legacy as a king among thieves. To do so, he’ll have to compete with the return of one of history’s most notorious captains, who holds a different vision for their home, as well as a complicated past with Rackham’s chief ally, Captain Charles Vane. All will be tested when a new opponent arrives to claim Nassau, one the pirates could never have anticipated.

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  1. Dusty: “What does that mean? Infamous?”
    Ned: “Ah, Dusty! Infamous is when you’re more than famous! This guy [Blackbeard] is not just famous, he’s IN-famous!”

  2. Angela says:

    I can’t wait til the Black Sails badassness to return.

  3. xclampa says:

    can’t wait.