‘The Ghosts of Fever Island’ By Douglas Roberts

Part I:
Of the many slaves put aboard the evil slave ship, The Rattler, one, a medicine man puts a curse on the ship that all will die instead of being made slaves.
Part II
Now a ghost ship, The Rattler is discovered by the slave patrol ship, the H.M.S. Bonnetta. The medicine man and his family are the only ones found alive. But they soon die too and the medicine man is buried at Bonnetta cemetery as per his tribe’s prophecy. At his passing the cemetery fills with a peace and eerie silence which continues to this day. (This is a documented phenomena, even noted by the Ascension Island Heritage Society.)

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