In the eyes of some, he is Yann de Kermeur, a noble Breton knight with an obscure past. For the others, it is L'Épervier, prestigious privateer of the King of France and former pirate. For all, it is formidable. But wrongly accused of the murder of the father of his fiancée, he finds himself alone, faced with the hatred of his accusers ... The Hawk will have to spread its wings to prove both his innocence and win back the woman he loves and lead his opponents on his favorite ground: the ocean and its fury.