keeping with Windsor-Smith’s
pursuit of a broader audience, there isn’t a single clichéd, costumed
super hero to be found among the three STORYTELLER titles.
The FREEBOOTERS is a humor/high adventure
amalgam that takes place in a sword and sorcery milieu. It features
Great, a former
warrior hero well past his prime and running the colorful Ram & Peacock
Inn in the exotic city of Shahariza. A naive young seer named Aran undertakes
a pilgrimage to warn Axus of his dire visions of the impending
of the hero's nemesis of old, the terrible fire demon Ammon Gra.
Panels from The FREEBOOTERS Chapter 6, (BWS: STORYTELLER #5,