As the 18th century draws to a close a mystic figure appears on the time line of history whose presence is even felt today. Some would call him a pirate sailing under the black flag of death. Others would call him just a ghost-a figment of the imagination. Although to those who knew him, he was just an ordinary man who came full circle in life. He came to realize that life's greatest treasures are the simple pleasures and the God given blessings that are regularly bestowed upon the children of God. He sails the east coast of Florida during some the most turbulent times, he aids a young nation during the political unrest of 1812. Through love, political intrigue and adventures at sea, Jose Gaspar becomes, "the Last of the Buccaneers." Steve Barber, is a local pastor born and raised in Tampa, Florida. His family has resided there for four generations. He is married to his wife of 33 years, Sheri. Their 4 children, Joshua, Heather and her husband Ben, Daniel and Alaina all live in Tampa also. They have one granddaughter, the apple of their eye, Gabby.