Collection: Pirates >
Jeanne de ClissonWhen her husband was unjustly executed, this French noblewoman-turned-pirate became the terror of France.
Ching ShihHeaded a squadron of 80,000 pirates, ruled the Chinese seas for two decades, and actually retired happily - but not before extorting a nice pension from the Chinese government.
Charlotte BadgerThe first European woman to end up in New Zealand, Charlotte Badger was part pirate, part adopted Maori, and part mom. Which part is which is somewhat lost to history.
Collection: Monster Slayers >
RiinaWhen flying cannibal ghosts kidnapped two women, there was no man that could save them. But there was a woman.
WungalaWhen she came face-to-face with a great monster, this mother saved her child and herself through bravery, quick thinking, and great culinary skills.
Li ChiWhen a monster demanded teenage girl sacrifice, Li Chi saved herself, and was crowned princess for her troubles.
Collection: Indigenous Peoples >