Pirates of the Caribbean and the DC Universe

Given that it’s never quite clear when in history the events of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” trilogy occur – well, actually, there’s no possible way for it to occur in history as we know it, even if you ignore all the supernatural elements – it’s probably just as well to mix it up with something else where fidelity to history is less of a concern. Like in DC Comics. Continue reading

The Princess Bride and Pirates of the Caribbean

Well, it’s been a while, hasn’t it?

Finally, finally, finally, we’re back. And while maybe this crossover is a little obvious, I think you’ll like the twist I’ve put on it.
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Davy Jones’ Locker

Located somewhere beyond the ends of the world, this is a dimension of slow torture, a personal Hell tailored to best make those who go there suffer. Among the worst of its tortures is that one goes there entirely alone – except for what other versions of oneself one might happen to hallucinate.

All souls lost at sea pass through this realm on their way to their deserved reward – they experience it more briefly, as a watery Limbo rather than a Hell.

On the plus side, it is inhabited by helpful crabs, which is not something you can say about every dimension.

Visitors with a taste for shellfish are advised to restrain themselves while in Davy Jones’ Locker. The crabs are helpful enough, but provoking them is probably unwise.