deflare: requiembell: Pirate Woman by Will Nunes Y’know, painting the face to be scary in war is something that doesn’t get enough respect in the modern West. It’s an old tradition, and a common one. Doesn’t work well with an army of uniforms, but an army of uniforms is a recent invention; plenty of armies have had soldiers who decorated themselves scarily. The same is true of pirates. What I’m saying is that this is neat, yo.