From England to the Caribbean to the Carolina Coast, Edward Teach forged a blazing career as the most dreaded pirate of all time. North Carolina's infamous adopted son was a daring blend of terror and gallantry. To his victims, he presented an image of the devil incarnate; but he was putty in the hands of a beautiful woman. His high seas adventures, on land romances and deep buried treasure are the stuff of legend. In the summer of 2008, the creators of Brother Wolf and Beautiful Star turn their attention eastward, uncovering the mostly true and totally thrilling history of the legendary pirate called Blackbeard.