Ben Gunn

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Ben Gunn


Ben Gunn is a former member of a slave trader ship.

During the events of Black Sails: Season 3 Episode 4 XXII. played by Chris Fisher

[[Captain Flint and his crew are brought to a village where they are placed inside a cage. Dooley asks Flint what is going to happen to them and Ben tells him that those who survive the initial purge will then be forced to do hard labor. A dead pirate is dragged from The Maroon Queen's hut and Ben tells Billy Bones that there is supposedly a king that lives elsewhere and provides them with hard to get items. John Silver sees Madi walking around the village and asks about her and Ben says that Madi is The Maroon Queen's daughter.

During the events of Black Sails: Season 3 Episode 5 XXIII. played by Chris Fisher

A group of maroons carry Mr. Scott ashore on a stretcher and Billy, who can't see who it is, asks Silver who is on the stretcher. Ben tells them that Mr. Scott is the king of the maroons.

During the events of Black Sails: Season 3 Episode 6 XXIV. played by Chris Fisher

After Blackbeard challenges Flint to a duel for the control of the pirate fleet, Dooley and Ellers prepare Flint and Blackbeard's pistols and Ben asks Billy what happens if Flint dies and Billy tells him that Flint will die and they will have the option to join the pirate fleet. The Referee Pirate gives the rules of the engagement which includes no quarter given. In the first round, Flint manages to shoot Blackbeard in the temple, but Blackbeard manages to get up and attacks Flint with his sword. Blackbeard beats Flint in sword-fighting and as he is about to kill Flint, Captain Charles Vane steps in and forces Blackbeard back. Blackbeard then walks up to Flint and tells him take Vane with him and leave.

During the events of Black Sails: Season 3 Episode 7 XXV. played by Chris Fisher

De Groot tells Flint that Nassau has been spotted. Silver goes to a tavern with Billy, Dooley and Joji. Once they are back on the ship word spreads among the crew that Silver killed Dufresne.

During the events of Black Sails: Season 3 Episode 8 XXVI. played by Chris Fisher

Ben goes with Billy and Wayne to agitate the locals to try and prevent Vane from being hanged.

During the events of Black Sails: Season 3 Episode 9 XXVII. played by Chris Fisher

Featherstone and Idelle ride to Miranda Barlow's house where Billy is writing anti-British rule propaganda, while Ben sits nearby. Billy tells them his plan of rescuing Vane. Featherstone says they don't have time as Vane is being shipped to England tomorrow, but Billy tells him his plan of buying time by trying to force the authorities to try Vane in Nassau. Featherstone hurries back to Miranda's house and tells Billy that Vane is to be executed in the morning. Before Vane's execution, the Court Official tells the crowd that Rogers promised them order and prosperity. Billy has Jacob Garrett position his men in order to try and rescue Vane.

The Court Official calls Vane an animal and an impediment to prosperity. As Billy is about to have Jacob try and start a riot, Vane shakes his head at Billy. The Court Official asks if Vane has any last words. Vane tells the crowd that the authorities fear not just him but the locals as Vane represents a freedom that still may exist in them. A noose is put around Vane's neck and the cart he is standing on is ridden away. Although Vane's neck snaps, he continues to spasm and Billy has Jacob and his men pull on Vane's body to end Vane's suffering. Ben asks Billy why Vane asked them not to intervene and Billy tells him that Vane knew his death was the only way to start the resistance.

During the events of Black Sails: Season 3 Episode 10 XXVIII. played by Chris Fisher

Billy, Jacob, Idelle, Featherstone, Wayne, and Ben come up with a name for John to use for their propaganda and come up with the name Long John Silver.