In episode “XXIV” of “Black Sails,” once again, the fate of Nassau is at stake. Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) challenges Edward Teach (Ray Stevenson) for his crew. It is settled by a duel with guns and swords. Captain Charles Vane (Zach McGowan) steps in to save the life of a friend, while losing the friendship of the other. Billy Bones (Tom Hopper) explains to a new crew member why he remains with Flint.
Quartermaster Long John Silver (Luke Arnold) stays behind in the African village. He shares his fear with Madi (Zethu Dlomo) and explains why he stays with Flint. The bond between the two strengthens.
Woodes Rogers (Luke Roberts) is determined to get back the missing Urca de Lima gold. Max (Jessica Parker Kennedy) questions Rogers about Jack Rackham (Toby Schmitz). Rackham makes a deal with Rogers. He sends word to Anne Bonny (Clara Paget) about his plans. Bonny complies.
Spain and England both have plans for Nassau. What their government officials do not know is, so do the pirates of Nassau. Nassau will not be conquered without a fight.