blood island


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blood island

[′bləd ‚ī·lənd]
(embryology)
One of the areas in the yolk sac of vertebrate embryos allocated to the production of the first blood cells.
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It's a quest that takes the crew from the shores of the exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London, and along the way they do battle with the pirate-hating Queen Victoria (Imelda Staunton) and a young and insecure Charles Darwin (David Tennant).
His less-than-successful bandit sets out on a quest from Blood Island to the foggy streets of London in a bid to win the Pirate of the Year award.
It's a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.