First up, the Pretenders answer a few fan letters, and respond to some criticism, before getting started with today’s requested story.
To travel to storyland today is on a flock of elephants. A young man would go to the depths of the ocean to prove his love, and convince his girlfriend’s father to let him marry her. Particularly, he sets out to go to Davy Jones Locker, and return.
He returns with treasures that he trades, and with advice from a strange old man he ends up with a magical handmill. Will it be the thing to convince dear old dad?
Jack decides to have some fun with his brother, who thinks he’s getting a bargain. Over time, Jack grows famous and wealthy, then one day he’s. visited by a sea captain who makes his living with cargoes of salt. Jack shows him the secrets of the mill, and sells it to him.
So what does a magic handmill have to do with a salty sea? Listen in for the details, but the captain doesn’t have the same mastery over it as Jack did, and things go wrong.