(I gave up on this)Charlotte goes to leave Liverpool, England to go back to her real home with her parents. She will be left with Mr. Grummage to go the ship.
Charlotte found her self with the Captain of the ship she will be traveling in. Charlotte thought he was a very kind and appropriately dressed for a Captain
Charlotte later meats with a crew member called Zachariah . He warned her about the Captain. He also gave her a knife to protect her self form him.
Charlotte tells the Captain something very important after getting to know him. She showed him a dirk. The Captain quickly asked who gave it to her. Charlotte lied to be friends with the Captain. So she said Mr. Grummage gave it to her for protection.
Charlotte wanted to give back the dirk to Zachariah but Zachariah said to keep it with her at all times. Charlotte does not agree with it so she just hid it under the mattress of her cabin.
Later on Charlotte meets with the Captain so they can have tea with each other for the "request" from Captain Jaggery . So that Charlotte will be his eyes and ears for him but that's when she is with the crew.