Ha! Double Ha!
I Looooved how everyone turned on everyone at a drop of a hat on the "Pirates of the Caribean" movies. Now I know where they got it from. Bases, teams and situations changed constantly in this one. It's great fun.
One gets so used to classics staying in print for serious reasons, it's a damned fine good feeling when the reason it's that it's a fucking fine fun story.
An a toast to Silver's chronic back-stabbing disorder. He was my favorite and a very intentional dark horse I reckon.