Joanes or the Basque Whaler: Traganarroo's Revenge
Episode 4 Traganarroo’s Revenge
A down-on-his-luck skipper, Joanes sells his soul to a sea demon, the Traganarroo, for a magical txalupa, or whaleboat, that flies him and his crew to new shores full of whales.
After a successful and profitable career that takes Joanes to the Americas, his arrogance leads him to challenge the sea demon himself. A century of imprisonment later, Joanes finally frees his crew, however now the major naval powers are overrunning the Basque fishing fleets. Becoming a priest, Joanes mounts an ultimately futile holy war against the British, Danish and other powers. Seeming his time has passed, Joanes stages his own death, and is buried under mysterious circumstances with a humble marker on a lonely island in Newfoundland, the only monument to his story. (until now of course!)