Pirate!England x America -- Changing the Tides
**Chapter One: Stormy Weather**
"Heave men! I don't want my ship at the bottom of this bloody ocean!" Arthur's voice carried sharply over the wind, rain, and waves. He and his crew were currently sailing blindly through a monstrous storm. Just a second ago the sky had been clear and blue, and Arthur had been below deck charting out the course, and he mentally kicked himself for being so stupid as to not smell the rain on the air sooner. But it was too late for regrets now. He didn't have time for them. Now, waves crashed against the ship and sloshed over the rails and onto the deck, making a big slippery mess that the cabin boy, Wang Jia, would have to clean up later. "Damn it all," Arthur muttered under his breath. He was having a bit of trouble keeping the big ship steady, but he was managing for the most part. "I told you lot already, to get those sails down! I don't want to have to say it again!" He yelled to his crew below.
"We're trying sir!" Arthur heard someone