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21st Mar '17 8:10:27 PM AnOrangePeon
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** His grandson, Ratonhnhaké:ton (aka Connor) of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII'', also worked as a privateer on occasions on the side of the Colonies during the American Revolution.
12th Mar '17 6:24:50 PM Saber15
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* In ''Literature/Temeraire'', Lawrence and Temeraire consider becoming ''aerial'' privateers when ReassignedToAntarctica in the Australian colony. Lawrence notes that Napoleon's merchant marine wouldn't have a snowball's chance in hell against a [[DragonRiders privateer guiding a heavy-weight dragon]].

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* In ''Literature/Temeraire'', ''Literature/{{Temeraire}}'', Lawrence and Temeraire consider becoming ''aerial'' privateers when ReassignedToAntarctica in the Australian colony. Lawrence notes that Napoleon's merchant marine wouldn't have a snowball's chance in hell against a [[DragonRiders [[DragonRider privateer guiding a heavy-weight dragon]].
12th Mar '17 6:24:28 PM Saber15
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* In ''Literature/Temeraire'', Lawrence and Temeraire consider becoming ''aerial'' privateers when ReassignedToAntarctica in the Australian colony. Lawrence notes that Napoleon's merchant marine wouldn't have a snowball's chance in hell against a [[DragonRiders privateer guiding a heavy-weight dragon]].
21st Feb '17 8:15:37 AM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheWitchlands'', the Foxes are corsairs in service of the Nubrevnan crown, hunting down ships carrying food supplies, as nobody's willing to trade with Nubrevna.
28th Jan '17 5:18:09 AM foxley
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* Edward Kenway of ''AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'' started out as a privateer for England, but quickly turned pirate when peace broke out.

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* Edward Kenway of ''AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'' ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'' started out as a privateer for England, but quickly turned pirate when peace broke out.
28th Jan '17 1:23:20 AM AnnoNimus
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* Edward Kenway of ''AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'' started out as a privateer for England, but quickly turned pirate when peace broke out.
22nd Sep '16 9:43:26 PM nombretomado
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* ''Under the Jolly Rodger'' from the BloodyJack series has Jacky as a privateer.

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* ''Under the Jolly Rodger'' from the BloodyJack Literature/BloodyJack series has Jacky as a privateer.
10th Aug '16 9:39:31 PM PaulA
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* In James Clavell's ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Shogun]]'', pilot John Blackthorne (based on the real life English navigator William Adams) was a privateer.

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* In James Clavell's ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Shogun]]'', ''Literature/{{Shogun}}'', pilot John Blackthorne (based on the real life English navigator William Adams) was a privateer.
8th Aug '16 9:34:11 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* Unlike the other Covenant races in ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'', the Kig-Yar (Jackals) are not officially a part of it. Instead, they're paid mercenaries who have to, at least, pretend to believe in the holiness of the [[{{Precursors}} Forerunners]]. They operate their own ships and are allowed to raid non-Covenant ships and colonies.

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* Unlike the other Covenant races in ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'', the Kig-Yar (Jackals) are not officially a part of it. Instead, they're paid mercenaries who have to, to at least, least pretend to believe in the holiness of the [[{{Precursors}} Forerunners]]. They operate their own ships and are allowed to raid non-Covenant ships and colonies.
7th Aug '16 5:23:29 PM nombretomado
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* In TheDCU, the Black Pirate was a 16th-century costumed privateer working for the English against the Spanish.

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* In TheDCU, Franchise/TheDCU, the Black Pirate was a 16th-century costumed privateer working for the English against the Spanish.
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