Pirates of the Caribbean has ventured into some weird and wonderful sea-shanty stories so far. Not only did Captain Jack Sparrow (played by Johnny Depp) fight the mythical Kraken head-on, but he also worked alongside Blackbeard, and had a sword-fight with Davy Jones. Going forward, could the Disney series borrow some aspects from another of its seafaring franchises?
It was recently pointed out that the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has a collection of novelisations that were released to coincide with the films.
One of the most popular novels was 2011’s The Price of Freedom, written by A.C. Crispin, which told of a 25-year-old Jack Sparrow taking on the East India Trading Company.
During this novel, however, Sparrow’s father…