Author: Geek Mama
Characters: Jack, Bootstrap Bill, etc.
A/N: Sequel to Bloody Hellish, and written for fabu's Day of the Dead Challenge and for the Halloween Drabble Challenge at Black Pearl Sails. Crossposted to pirategasm and potc_fic. The link goes to my journal. Closer to 600 words, unfortunately, but oh, well.
Grieves’d been wrong. It was sixteen stitches, and every one of them felt like bits of hot lead against Jack’s arm.