This book is about Jack sparrow. He is a pirate that doesn't have a ship. He steals one ship and a girl. Will wants to save Elizabeth. Jack wants a ship, "the black pearl" and Will and Elizabeth help him. The black pearl has magic and all the pirates are ghosts. Jack doesn't have the "black pearl" because pirates steal it and Commodore Norrington wants to Kill him. At the end Elizabeth and will are together and Jack Sparrow has the Black Pearl because his friend Gibbs gives the ship to him.