After seeing the rest of the crew slaughtered by devils, The surviving crew of the pirate ship The Sickle was seized by the cheliaxian navy and thrown into prison in the dreaded city of westcrown. They do not know the reason why they were spared and the rest of the crew killed or whether The Sickle was destroyed after they were seized but they do know that they must escape quickly.
The Crew easily escapes from their chains and fight with the prison guards. while in the dungeon they rescue four fellow prisoners. A baker named Sel, A bandit named Stian, A cleric named Aldus and a philosopher named Illario. After defeating a Summoner and his guards, they made their way out of the prison and into the city of Westcrown
Disguising themselves as the summoner they killed, they sneak into the cheliaxian navy headquarters of Castle Westcrown and there they prepare to steal the newly commissioned ship, The Rose Thorn. As they prepare to convince the captain of the Rose Thorn to set sail, so that they can more easily steal it, they discover that the captain is no less the the Ex-First Mate of The Sickle, Lady Adriana