Sela has escaped the bridge… by crashing onto the deck of a pirate ship. The captain seems friendly and Sela is thrilled by the prospect of adventure. But should she really trust a pirate? Along the way, she meets Robb Cadman, a talented teenage steeplejack who is attempting to join the pirate crew after the bridge explosion turned his life upside down. Together the new friends navigate tavern brawls, near misses and narrow escapes as it becomes clear that someone is after Sela.