ObservationsJack had a hard time convincing Arabella that Mei Li’s story about the stone and the Necklace of Power was authentic. Arabella grilled him with questions about just who this Mei Li was, how they could trust her, and just how did you two meet. Jack did not tell her of Mei Li’s part in getting them kidnapped he simply told Arabella that he had met her in the bilges.
“Oh, and Little Miss Chatterbox just tells ye all this out of the goodness of her heart? Oh, that’s just fine! An’ why would she do that if she could just swipe the stone and have all the power to herself? Or unless she was lying and tryin‘ to get ye killed?”
Jack gave Arabella a sly sidelong glance. “Are you worried about me, Belle?”
“Whist! Ye can go to the Devil fer all I care, an ‘twill be yer own fault I guess.”
“Belle, Belle.” Jack tsk tsked. “Who would’ve thought the green-eyed monster would clawed it’s way into